Canadair CL-13 Sabre Jet   B-8 Control Grip

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Item Description:

Medium:Metal  Length (inches):3.0  Width (inches):2.0  Height (inches):9.0


This is an authentic B-8 control grip from a Canadair CL-13 Sabre fighter jet.    This comes from the estate of a former RCAF Sabre Pilot who saved it as a souvenir.   The condition was less than perfect when I first received the item.   It was covered in a white substance which had a consistency of wax.    It turns out this substance is a latex residue from the years of use by the Pilot flight gloves.   See the cockpit image below.   I did carefully remove the residue.  

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The most popular of all control stick grips for most US and Canadian postwar aircraft.   This grip was used on the F-86 Sabre, F-100, the F-4, F-15, A-6, F-104, and the A-10 to name a few examples.  



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