The Navy Gets a Panther
It wasn’t the flashiest jet fighter, but the Grumman F9F was a rugged little aircraft that did everything asked of it.
- By Diane Tedeschi
- AirSpaceMag.com, May 20, 2013
National Archives and Records Administration
On July 22, 1952, a Panther flying over Tokyo releases fuel from its two wingtip tanks.