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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

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

The F-4C Phantom II In response to Navy requirements for a high-altitude interceptor to defend carriers with long-range air-to-air missiles… Read More

10 months ago

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”

Many of the Phantom’s early cruises were as paired squadrons with F-8 units, which were regarded as “day fighter” (or… Read More

2 years ago

Project Top Flight: how the Mighty Phantom II set a New Absolute Altitude record

For Project Top Flight the second prototype (BuNo 142260) of the Phantom II was equipped with water injection and flown… Read More

5 years ago