The F9F Panther is a fighter-bomber aircraft manufactured by Grumman. It was widely used during the Korean War. The Panther have been notable for its prominent role in the 1954 movie Men of the FIghting Lady and was also featured in the flying sequences in the 1955 movie The Bridges at Toko-Ri. In 1969, Panthers were removed from active service due to lack spare parts and was replaced with A-4Q Skyhawks. The F9F-5 Panther is a variant of the F9F-5 but is powered by Pratt & Whitney J48 engine. There were 616 F9F-5s built.
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