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  F-4 Phantom II
The F-4 Phantom II is a two-place (tandem), supersonic, long-range, all-weather fighter-bomber built by McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
First flown in May 1958, the Phantom II originally was developed for U.S. Navy fleet defense and entered service in 1961.
Phantom II production ended in 1979 after over 5,000 had been built--more than 2,800 for the USAF, about 1,200 for the Navy and Marine Corps, and the rest for friendly foreign nations.
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 F-4 Phantom II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The F-4 Phantom II was also the only aircraft used by both of the USA's flight demonstration teams.
Phantom II production ended in the United States in 1979 after 5,195 had been built (5,057 by McDonnell Douglas and 138 in Japan by Mitsubishi), making it the second most produced and exported American military-jet; the F-86 Sabre still remains the most numerous jet-powered warplane produced and exported by the United States.
The Fleet Air Arm Phantoms were fitted with a double-telescoping front landing gear strut which could extend 40 inches (102 cm), the increased angle of attack being necessary for catapult launches from the smaller British carrier HMS Ark Royal (R09).
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 Digital Wings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
In July 1955 the designation became F4H-I, the name Phantom II was adopted and the original contract was amended to cover 23 aircraft.
The Phantom was the champion (127 aircraft) of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, hitting strategic targets deep inside enemy territory such as the Syrian general headquarters in downtown Damascus.
The F-4 Phantom II was nicknamed "Old Smoker" in the USA, because of its insufficient fuel-burning.
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 F4 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
F4 (mathematics), one of the five exceptional simple Lie groups
F4 (paper), paper format used frequently in the South East Asia region
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 Boeing: News Feature - F-4 Phantoms Phabulous 40th Home
The F-4 Phantom II aircraft, which still flies in defense of 8 nations, was retired in 1996 from U.S. military forces, ending a record-studded 38-year career.
The Phantom was the first multiservice aircraft, flying concurrently with the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.
The two-place, twin-engine supersonic F-4 Phantom II, flew at Mach 2 (twice the speed of sound), and could carry a payload of up to 16,000 pounds of bombs, rockets, missiles and guns.
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 McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
The Phantom was the main U.S. fighter in the Vietnam war and served in numerous other air forces around the world, including those of Britain (RAF and Navy, built in Britain), Germany, Japan, Turkey and Iran.
The most widely used Phantom II version was the F-4E, with 1,329 produced for the USAF alone.
The first Phantom landed in Israel on September 5, 1969, and was quickly put into action in the War of Attrition that raged along the Suez Canal.
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This Turkish F-4E Phantom II 67-0298/1-298 of 112 Filo was present at the 1995 International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford (22-07-1995).
During a spotters trip to RAF Br├╝ggen this desolate Phantom FGR2 XV485/M in the colours of 19 Sq.
Luftwaffe F-4F Phantom II 3843 of JG 72 is seen rolling to the runway during a base visit to Rheine-Hopsten AFB in Germany (07-08-1996).
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 F4 Phantom II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
F4 Phantom II F4 Phantom II The F4 Phantom is one of the finest warplanes ever built and has been the most produced aircraft since WWII.
The F4 Phantom was originally conceived as a carrierborne fleet defence fighter, but has become a multirole aircraft serving with navies and air forces around the world.
The F4 Phantom has become famouse for its role in the Vietnam war and since then numerous changes have been made to the aircraft and many modified versions have been brought out.
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 F-4G Phantom II Wild Weasel Cross Stitch
F4 Phantom II Spook Cross X Stitch pattern.
The Spook is a character associated with the Military F4 Phanton II Fighter jet & others.
In the example we added the year 1999 on it but you could add any year and this will not be on your pattern.
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 F4C Fighter Jet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
F4 Phantom II This photo in an image of the aircraft that OS/2 Daffron was flying when he was shot down.
We hope he would approve of this photo.War can be horrific and brutal, and this photo reflects the total opposite of that experience.Flying as close to heaven as you can, for as long as you can.....
In ground attack mode, could carry as much as 16,000 pounds of ordnance on centerline pylon underneath the fuselage and on four underwing hardpoints.
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The first Corsair IIs went into USN squadron service on October 14, 1966 and the aircraft provided a nimble fighter-bomber during the Vietnamese War, able to act as a bomber or fighter.
Lighter than the A6, the Corsair II did not have the all weather capability of the Intruder but still proved to be very accurate in delivering its ordnance.
Each of the Phantoms has parts for the main gear with folding wheels for double thickness and relief etched hubs, normal nose gear, extended nose gear for catapult launch, nose gear wheels, two piece nose gear doors (main gear doors are part of the gear), ordnance pylons, boarding ladders and tail hooks.
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 VMAR F4 PHANTOM II Model Airplane News - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
VMAR F4 PHANTOM II Model Airplane News, Jul 2005 by Corbett, Bobby
This top-quality F4 Phantom Il ARF from VMAR by Richmond RC is one of the best sport-jet replicas of the F4 Phantom available.
Because the VMAR F4 Phantom II was designed to accommodate a.60 to.91 2-stroke engine, I chose the O.S..91FX; it's at the upper end of the recommended range and provides plenty of power.
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 CHRISTENSEN, WILLIAM MURRE Compiled by Task Force Omega Inc
SYNOPSIS: The F4 Phantom II, which was flown by Air Force, Marine and Navy air wings, served a multitude of functions including fighter/bomber, interceptor, photo/electronic surveillance and reconnaissance.
Likewise, none were reported fired at the Phantoms by the airborne command and control aircraft.
The last known location of the Phantom was approximately 7 miles southeast of the coastline, 10 miles south of Hoanh Dong, 44 miles northeast of Thanh Hoa and 54 miles south-southwest of Haiphong, North Vietnam.
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 CFWest - McDonnell Douglas F4-D-28-MC "Phantom II"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Color scheme is a copy of General Richie's aircraft that he flew during his 5th air to air kill, but the aircraft is still F4-D 65-0749.
The USAF's Phantom II designated F4-C, made its first flight on May 27, 1963.
Phantom II production ended in 1979 after over 5,000 had been built more than 2,600 for the USAF, about 1,200 for the Navy and Marine Corps, and the rest for friendly foreign nations.
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F4 Phantom II The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II two-seat supersonic long-range all-weather fighter-bomber first produced for the U.S. Navy by McDonnell Douglas.
Shortly after its introduction, the Phantom set 16 world records, including an absolute speed record of 1,606.342 miles per hour (2,585.086 km/h), and an absolute altitude record of 98,557 feet (30,040 m).
The Phantom was also the only aircraft used by both the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds (F-4E) and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels (F-4J) flight demonstration teams.
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 McDonnell F-110A Spectre/F-4C Phantom II
Since the Phantom had so much going for it, in January of 1962, President Kennedy requested Congressional approval for the procurement of F4H-1 derivatives for the Air Force under the designation F-110.
In March of 1962, the Defense Department announced that land-based versions of the Phantom were to be the standard tactical fighter and tactical reconnaissance aircraft of the USAF.
The Navy F4H-1 Phantom was redesignated F-4B, whereas the Air Force F-110A became known as F-4C and the YRF-110A became YRF-4C.
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 f4d   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE MCDONNELL F4D PHANTOM II General: The McDonnell F4 "Phantom II" was one of the most successful postwar jet fighters and the second most prolific American jet fighter to be built, outnumbered only by the North American F-86 Sabre.
The F4 Phantom was the first naval fighter to dispense totally with cannon armament in favor of air-to-air missiles.
The Phantom also served with the air forces of Australia, Egypt, Great Britain (both the RAF and the Royal Navy), West Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, Korea, Spain, and Turkey.
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 Tom Philo Photography - Military related Photographs of Aircraft and Vehicles in Use
The U-2 is an outgrowth of the recon bombers from WW II doing strategic photo missions.
F4 Phantom II The McDonnell-Douglas F4 Phantom II This F4 is in the Seattle Museum of Flight.
The Phantom is still used as "Wild Weasels" by the Military as anti-radar strike aircraft.
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 F-4 Phantom Jet Fighter, Model Airplanes.
The phantom became one of the worlds most famous fighter jets ever and changed the world of military aviation -- The F4 Phantom II was built by McDonnell Douglas.
It was a large airplane for being a jet fighter with a length of 62' 10" and a wingspan of 38' 5".
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was flown by both the USN and the USAF in Vietnam.
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 F-4C Phantom II
F-4C Phantom II The first prototype F-4C flew on 27 May 1963, and production deliveries began in November 1963.
The USAF evaluated the Phantom for close air support, interdiction, and counter-air operations, and on 17 January 1962 the Air Force decided to buy the Phantom.
On 24 January 1962 two Navy F4H Phantom II fighters, designated F-110A by the Air Force, arrived at Langley AFB for use in orientation courses preliminary to the assignment of Phantom's to units of the Air Force Tactical Air Command.
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 F4 - Uncyclopedia
The F4 Phantom II fighter jet flies at twice the speed of sound.
Note: It is advised not to fly into a brick wall at 500MPH as this may void the warranty.
It is also a well-known fact that holding the F4 button in starcraft totally makes your lag go down.
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JHH F4 Phantom II scale outline, airfoil, and cross-sections, yet features simplicity of construction.
Whether your interest is sport or competition, JHH's Phantom II flight characteristics are nothing short of spectacular with a speed envelope of 170 mph to 20 mph landings.
The F-4 Phantom II can be built as any F-4 variant...from early F- 4
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 Ghost Models Home Page
F4 Phantom II US Navy VF96 Randy "Duke" Cunningham -- 1st Ace of the Vietnam War.
F4 Phantom II USAF 433 TFS Col Robin Olds 16 air to air victories.
Rumor during the Vietnam was was he had 5 kills but didn't claim it fearing he would have been sent home.
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 BROWN, DONALD ALAN Compiled by Task Force Omega Inc
When the Phantom arrived in the target area, Capt. Chavez established radio contact with the on-site Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center (ABCCC) controlling all air operations in the region.
At the time of last contact, the Phantom's position was just east of the ridgeline that marks the beginning of the Plateau des Bolovens, approximately 25 miles north of Muang Fangdeng, Attopeu Province, Laos.
No undue concern was raised by the lack of radio and radar contact with Capt. Chavez and Capt. Brown until 0256 hours when the Phantom's estimated fuel would have been exhausted.
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 US Naval Aviation
The first Phantom combat sorties were flown during Operation Pierce Arrow on August 5, 1964 from the USS Constellation (CVA-64).
The first Phantom air-to-air kill of the Vietnam War did not actually involve a North Vietnamese fighter.
Beginning in April of 1965, Marine Corps F-4Bs were based at airfields in Vietnam and Thailand (as well as aboard the USS America (CVA-66)).
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 Korat RTAFB Main-page
The 34th TFS and the 469th TFS were the mainstay squadrons for the Wing.
The Republic F-105 Thunderchief was the platform of choice for the first few years, until the F4-E Phantom II aircraft arrived in Korat from the 33
On 17 November 1968, an F-4E Phantom Squadron from Eglin AFB, Fla., replaced the F-105 Thunderchiefs of the 469th TFS.
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 F-4 Phantom II - Military and Civilian Aircraft
The F4 Phantom was the mainstay of the United States Air Force in the Vietnam conflict where it conducted bombings, Combat Air Patrol (CAP) and Napalm strikes against dug-in enemy.
The F4 Phantom was eventually replaced by the F15 Eagle as a front line fighter.
The F4 Phantom continues it's life as an anti-radar missile platform in the form of the RF-4 "Wild Weasel".
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 F-4 Phantom Fighter jets Video DVD Movies.
The F-4 Phantom II was a large airplane for being a jet fighter with a length of 62' 10" and a wingspan of 38' 5".
The F-4 Phantom II had a max speed of 1459 mph, a cruise speed of 587 mph and a max range of 1370 miles.
See F-4 Phantoms in Vietnam engage the finest warplanes the Soviet Union had ever made, and watch harrowing dogfights from Korea, where the capability of the MiGs came as a surprise to American pilots.
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 Planes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
A-4s are armed with a 20mm cannon and has the capability to deliver Nuclear of conventional orderance.
A-7 Corsair II attack aircraft had similar design features as the F-8 Crusader but it had its differences.
The F4 Phantom II was an all weather fighter/bomber designed for the U.S. Navy fleet.
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 eFluids Gallery Image and Description
F4 Phantom II Caught Breaking the Sound Barrier
Using a 35mm camera, a telephoto lens and ASA 400 film, Pat Maloney, an engineering planner, photographed an F-4 Phantom II at the mment it broke the sound barrier at the Annual Point Magu Naval Air Station Air Show.
Permission must be sought before using them in any way.
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 eVoLuTiOn - Battlefiled Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The Phantom II was developed initially as a twin-engined two-seat long-range all-weather attack fighter for service with the US Navy.
The designation was changed to F4H-1 26 May 1955, with change of mission to missile fighter, and the prototype XF4H-1 flew for the first time 27 May 1958.
The first production Phantom II was delivered to US Navy Squadron VF-101 in December 1960.
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