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Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
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F-8 Crusader Vs F-4 Phantom II: US Naval Aviators recall the rivalry between the “Last of the Gunfighters” and the first “All-Weather Interceptor”
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-8 Crusader Vs F-4 Phantom II: US Naval Aviators recall the rivalry between the “Last of the Gunfighters” and the first “All-Weather Interceptor”
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The story of the KC-135 Stratotanker that lowered its landing gear and idled its engines to slow down enough to tow an F-4 Phantom II experiencing mechanical issues over the Atlantic
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the KC-135 Stratotanker that lowered its landing gear and idled its engines to slow down enough to tow an F-4 Phantom II experiencing mechanical issues over the Atlantic
Former USMC F-4 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s flying over the Keys
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former USMC F-4 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s flying over the Keys
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The story of the RAF Phantom that made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB and was stenciled with an “F-117 DON’T ASK” zap
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
This RAF Phantom was stenciled with an “F-117 DON’T ASK” zap after it made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB
How legendary Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., was able to land an F-4 Phantom II with an engine on fire and the other flamed out
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Once a US Navy F-4 squadron CO decided to give wives a ride taxiing in the backseat of the Phantoms. The event shut down after an F-4 went high speed on the runway, another blew tires and another got airborne.
US Naval Aviator explains why even according to the famed photo featuring the F-16 vs F-4 Minimum Turn Radius the Viper is the most successful fighter ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why even according to the famed photo featuring the F-16 vs F-4 Minimum Turn Radius the Viper is the most successful fighter ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation
American Fighter Aces Association Changes Policy to Include Back Seaters in its “Ace” Category
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Former F-14 Tomcat RIO sets the record straight on first confirmed MiG-killing F-4 Phantom II of the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Former F-14 Tomcat RIO sets the record straight on first confirmed MiG-killing F-4 Phantom II of the Vietnam War
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F-4 inverted tanker
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
During the Vietnam War a fully loaded USAF F-4 Phantom II went inverted on a tanker at night in a thunderstorm
Meet Chico the Gunfighter, the unique Gun-Podded, Stormy Fast FAC F-4E Phantom II of the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Meet Chico the Gunfighter, the unique Gun-Podded, Stormy Fast FAC F-4E Phantom II of the Vietnam War
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
The tense story of the US Navy F-4 crew who had to eject while flying at high speed, low altitude over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator recalls when a fellow F-4 Phantom II pilot had to eject because he ran out of fuel after he stayed in afterburner too long during ACM training
The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
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Phantom Vs Tomcat: RIO who Flew Both the F-4 and the F-14 tells which one was the better fighter
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Tomcat RIO explains how he and his pilot were able to face alone 5 gutsy F-4 Phantoms and come out on top
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
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