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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.

San Diego, California

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An F9F-2 is lowered on an elevator aboard the USS Kearsarge as it runs carrier qualification exercises off the coast of San Diego, California.

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