Postage Stamp Planes PS5393-2 1 by 100 Scale F9F Panther Model Aircraft Perspective: front
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Postage Stamp Planes PS5393-2 1 by 100 Scale F9F Panther Model Aircraft

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The F9F Panther was Grumman s first jet powered aircraft and was used extensively by the US Navy and Marine Corps as their primary fighter and ground attack aircraft in the Korean War It was a single engined carrier fighter with permanently mounted wing tip fuel tanks armed with four 20 mm 0 79 in cannons and a wide assortment of air to ground munitions The Panther scored the first Navy air victory of the war by shooting down a North Korean Yak 9 and had underrated dog fighting capabilities But it was more famous as a tough bird that brought its pilots home including three celebrated Korean War pilots Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams and future astronauts John Glenn and Neil Armstrong Specifications . Length 4 75 . Wingspan Size 5 . Scale 1 100

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