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Crusader Spinning: The US Navy F-8 pilot who went into a spin after an unauthorized ACM engagement with US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Crusader Spinning: The US Navy F-8 pilot who went into a spin after an unauthorized ACM engagement with US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
F-4 pilot explains why even though he was not a good simulator pilot he always maintained the highest of flight grades in the Navy and was selected for TOPGUN
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-4 pilot explains why even though he was not a good simulator pilot he always maintained the highest of flight grades in the Navy and was selected for TOPGUN
That time US Navy F-4 crew members stole an A-6 and relocated it in their Squadron’s hangar. It took three days to the Intruder unit to discover that one of their jets had been pinched.
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time US Navy F-4 crew members stole an A-6 and relocated it in their Squadron’s hangar. It took three days to the Intruder unit to discover that one of their jets had been pinched.
Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend: Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend: Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom
Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Have Doughnut and Have Drill: the classified programs that optimized the F-4 Phantom II’s performance margin over the MiG-17 and MiG-21
Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Video shows Hellenic Air Force venerable F-4 Phantom II jets (and other fighters) flying low level during familiarization flights for exercise Iniochos 2024
Military Aviation
Video shows Hellenic Air Force venerable F-4 Phantom II jets (and other fighters) flying low level during familiarization flights for exercise Iniochos 2024
Video: the Phinal F-4 Phantom launch from a US Navy aircraft carrier
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Video: the Phinal active duty F-4 Phantom launch from a US Navy aircraft carrier
The night carrier landing where a US Navy F-4 had both main landing gear tires blown after snagging the one wire in mid-flight and impacting on top of the third arresting wire
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A nightmare of the worst order: the US Navy F-4 pilot who caught #1 Wire on his RIO last night carrier landing
F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
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The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The lessons learned by US Navy F-4 crews from the exercise where French fighters trailed airliners and outmaneuvered and outclassed their Phantom IIs
KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker low on fuel had to give 6,000 pounds of fuel to an F-4 that failed six approaches to Andersen AFB because of bad weather
The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
Former F-4 Crew Members Point Out Phantom’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
F-4 Crew Members Speak about Phantom II’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
The night carrier landing where a US Navy F-4 had both main landing gear tires blown after snagging the one wire in mid-flight and impacting on top of the third arresting wire
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night carrier landing where a Navy F-4 pilot turned in his wings after blowing his Phantom II main landing gear tires because it snagged the one wire in mid-flight, impacted on top of the third arresting wire
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