Grumman F9F Panther CountryUSA RoleFighter-bomber First flight21 November 1947 Built1382 The Grumman F9F Panther was the manufacturer’s first jet fighter and one of the United States Navy’s first successful carrier-based jet fighters. A single-engined, straight-winged day fighter, it was armed with four 20 mm (0.79 in) cannon and could carry a wide assortment of air-to-ground…
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Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui CountryJapan RoleRocket-powered interceptor aircraft First flight7 July 1945 Built7 The Mitsubishi J8M Shūsui was a Japanese World War II rocket-powered interceptor aircraft closely based on the German Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet. Built as a joint project for both the Navy and the Army Air Services, it was designated J8M (Navy) and Ki-200…
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