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




2 comments:

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

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

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