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The WWII Fighter Gun Debate: Fighters of the Korean War

This F9F-2 is being loaded with bombs on a carrier off the Korean coast. The nose cone has been extended forward to make the ammunition boxes accessible. Although the F9F was outclassed, the first jet-versus-jet combat ended when a F9F-2 shot down a MiG-15. There is some irony in the fact that the J42 engine was a version of the Rolls-Royce Nene, just like the VK-1 of the MiG-15.
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