Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Grumman F9F Panther

The Grumman F9F Panther was an American carrier-based jet fighter widely used during the Korea war.
Here are some interesting pictures.

Note that these pictures do not belong to me; all commercial use must be done with the permission of the following museums: Grumman Memorial Park Calverton ( Long Island, New York, USA) and The Cradle of Aviation Museum (Garden City, Long Island, USA).

Canopy assembly

Cockpit with radar scope


Detail of the F9F wing-folding mechanism

Mech dealing wiht the gun camera

Nose guns (4 x 20 mm)

Detail of the nose structure

F9F-8P recce Version


  1. Fantastic! What a great record of a fantastic aircraft. Thanks for preserving this slice of history & for sharing it!

  2. Thanks for your comment ! This aircraft is definitely worth it ;)