Bendix Trophy

A special aircraft: between 1959 and 1962, the F-4 Phantom II set 16 world records (and five of them were not broken until the F-15 Eagle appeared)

A special aircraft: between 1959 and 1962, the F-4 Phantom II set 16 world records (and five of them were not broken until the F-15 Eagle appeared)

Despite its imposing dimensions and a maximum takeoff weight over 60,000 pounds, the F-4 Phantom II was capable of reaching… Read More

2 years ago

Remembering the B-58A Hustler speed records and the 1962 Bendix Trophy

On Mar. 5, 1962, Capts. Robert G. Sowers (pilot), Robert MacDonald (navigator) and John T. Walton (defensive systems operator) flew… Read More

5 years ago