F-4 Phantom II

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Naval Aviator recalls when his aircraft carrier detected two Soviet Tu-95 bombers because their crews were sloppy in radio usage (the Bear were intercepted by F-4s at 250 miles from the battle group)
Aircraft Carriers / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Naval Aviator recalls when his aircraft carrier detected two Soviet Tu-95 bombers because their crews were sloppy in radio usage (the Bear were intercepted by F-4s at 250 miles from the battle group)
USAF F-4 WSO recalls when during a drill he and his pilot were tasked in trying to steal a Phantom II fighter jet. They succeeded.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF F-4 WSO recalls when during a drill he and his pilot were tasked in trying to steal a Phantom II fighter jet. They succeeded.
The U-2 that crashed in Bolivia after its pilot died suffering hypoxia while overflying Cuba and after US Navy F-4s failed to shoot it down
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The U-2 that crashed in Bolivia after its pilot died suffering hypoxia while overflying Cuba and after US Navy F-4s failed to shoot it down
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USAF controller recalls when he directed two F-102s to shoot down a fully loaded F-4 that flew towards Chinese border after its crew ejected (The Phantom II ran out of fuel and crashed in the Gulf of Tonkin)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF controller recalls when he directed two F-102s to shoot down a fully loaded F-4 that flew towards Chinese border after its crew ejected (The Phantom II ran out of fuel and crashed in the Gulf of Tonkin)
Israeli Air Force F-4 Navigator recalls when he and his pilot attacked an Egyptian warship with an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile during the Yom Kippur War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli Air Force F-4 Navigator recalls when he and his pilot attacked an Egyptian warship with an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile during the Yom Kippur War
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From the ultrafast F-4X to the F-4E(S): the Odyssey of Israel's recce Phantoms
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Odyssey of Israel’s recce Phantoms: from the Mach 3+ F-4X to the electronic warfare F-4E(S)
The day 70 Libyan Fighters were Scrambled to Intercept US Navy F-4 and F-14 Aircraft that Crossed the Line of Death in the Gulf of Sidra
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The day 70 Libyan Fighters were Scrambled to Intercept US Navy F-4 and F-14 Aircraft that Crossed the Line of Death in the Gulf of Sidra
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The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The story of the RAF Phantom crew that jokingly requested fuel from an Argentine Air Force KC-130 flying over the Falklands
Aviation History / Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the RAF Phantom crew that jokingly requested fuel from an Argentine Air Force KC-130 flying over the Falklands
The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
A US Navy F-4 scored the first Official US Aerial Victory of the Vietnam War against a Chinese MiG-17. But it remained unconfirmed for many years. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
A US Navy F-4 scored the first Official US Aerial Victory of the Vietnam War against a Chinese MiG-17. But it remained unconfirmed for many years. Here’s why.
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know the USAF F-4 Phantom II variant had to be designated the F-110 Spectre? The Century Series Fighter that Never Was
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
USAF Phantom II pilot tells the story of when he belly landed his stricken F-4D without his backseater
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety
USAF Phantom II pilot tells the story of when he belly landed his stricken F-4D without his backseater
The story of the Blue Angels F-4 Phantom II that Knocked Out the windows of eight blocks of a Canadian City after it went Supersonic during an Air Show
Airshows / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Blue Angels F-4 Phantom II that Knocked Out the windows of eight blocks of a Canadian City after it went Supersonic during an Air Show
F-4 pilot recalls when during a "snake check" down a jeep trail he had to do a 6-G pullup to avoid a pickup truck. He was accused by his neighbor of running him off the road with his Phantom II.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-4 pilot recalls when during a “snake check” down a jeep trail he had to do a 6-G pullup to avoid a pickup truck. He was accused by his neighbor of running him off the road with his Phantom II.
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when his Phantom II radar screen went black because of the high speed of an SR-71 Blackbird he and his RIO tried to intercept while it was exiting Chinese airspace
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when his Phantom II radar screen went black because of the high speed of an SR-71 Blackbird he and his RIO tried to intercept while it was exiting Chinese airspace
The controversial story of the North Vietnamese MiG-17 pilot who punched out when he found his opponent was an F-8 instead of an F-4
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers
The Fearsome Crusader scored its last MiG Kill against a North Vietnamese MiG-17 pilot that chose to eject when he found his opponent was an F-8 instead of an F-4
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