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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
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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
Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
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.
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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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
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