After the hurricanes of 2004 the F-86 was toppled from its mount with heavy damage to its airframe.
F-86 Pick Up
The F-86H was picked up and delivered to American Aero for static repair and fabrication of a new mount for display.
Transport to NSB
After the F-86 was transported work began on fixing the damage from the storms and designing a new mount for its pearch on the pole.
Repairs and Paint
The aircraft was finished in a scheme chosen by the the city and their local Air Force Association Chapter.
F-86 FINISHED AND BACK AT WAR MEMORIAL PARK
After the mounting the employees of the City of Ft. Lauderdale and the American Aero employees had a chance to get a “class picture” of the finished product.