167th Airlift WIng Retirees Restore F-86H Sabre Jet
Al Ogden, Cecil Artrip, Donald Leight, and Kenneth Evans stand in front of a recently restored F-86H Sabre Jet before a restoration ceremony at the Front Royal Airport in Warren County, Va. Ogden, a retired major from the 167th Airlift Wing, piloted the aircraft while it was assigned to the unit. Artrip, also retired from the 167th Airlift Wing, was the jet's crew chief. Leight and Evans are also retired crew chiefs from the 167th Airlift Wing. Artrip, Leight, and Evans are credited with the restoration of the aircraft which is now on display at the entrance to the Front Royal Airport.