Draper, Utah: F-86 Jet On a Pole (Gone)

A Korean War vintage jet fighter was recruitment eye candy, angled on a pole next to the parking lot at Utah National Guard Headquarters.

Visible from I-15 south of exit 291 on northbound side.

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F-86 Jet On a Pole

No plane. Just pole.

[Susie, 09/02/2018]

Utah National Guard said it was refurbishing it, but it's been over two years.

F-86 Jet On a Pole

Just drove by and did not see the F-86. But I did see a very large, empty pole. It seems as if it has been removed.

[Heckyl59, 08/03/2017]

The Utah National Guard, which owns the jet, says that its absence is only temporary. The F-86 is in the shop for refurbishing and a touch-up.

F-86 on a Pole

The F-86 was missing from the pole. It had been there for a very long time. Anybody know where it went?

[Fred Bettridge, 08/30/2016]

The National Guard HQ, where the jet is located, doesn't have an easy to find contact phone number. But according to a business across the street, the jet is "down on the ground, but not gone."

Jet on a pole.

F-86 Jet On a Pole

The F-86 still defends Utah from its pole perch.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 05/17/2016]

Jet on a pole.

F-86 Jet On a Pole

F-86 fighter used by the Utah Air National Guard is on display at Utah National Guard Headquarters.

[Vince, 07/10/2013]

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