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F9F Panther

Description:

The Grumman F9F Panther was the manufacturer's first jet fighter and the U.S. Navy's second carrier jet fighter. The Panther was the most widely used U.S. Navy jet fighter of the Korean War. It flew 78,000 sorties and was responsible for the first air kill by the US Navy in the war: the downing of a North Korean Yakovlev Yak-9 fighter. Total F9F production was 1,382, with several variants being exported to Argentina.



F9F Panther


 

 

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