Retired Maj. Gen. Fred Ascani, a USAF test pilot who flew an F-86E to a new world airspeed record in 1951, died March 28, 2010. He was 92. Here, Ascani poses for a photo with an F-86 at Edwards AFB, Calif. (Inset photo is from his official biography.) He retired from USAF in 1973.
F-86 photo via Derek Horne (www.mach-buster.co.uk). Inset: official USAF photo.
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