... an 'all-weather' upgrade of the classic F-86 Sabre, these jets gained their nickname from the hasty addition of a radar nose cone to the front of the fuselage. On-board radar allowed the pilots to search out enemy aircraft at night or in poor visibility. Alas- many a good looking military aircraft of the 1950's was disfigured with these 'Mickey Mouse' noses. General electric made the jet engines.
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