Flying Sharks!

If you thought you were safe in the air, think again.


After WW II


After World War II, the sharkmouth next appeared on 51st Fighter Interceptor aircraft toward the end of the Korean War. The design remained in use in Japan and Okinawa. Here, a scowling sharkmouth adorns a North American F-86D-40-NA Sabre of the 530th Air Defense Group in 1955.

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