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Tag: McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II

The Story of Chico the Gunfighter, the very unique Gun-Podded, Stormy Fast FAC F-4E Phantom II used during the Vietnam War
The Chico callsign alerted airborne FACs that a special F-4 was available. The unique artwork in this post was painted by Wade Meyers. Be sure to visit his site to see his beautiful paintings! Things were getting pretty hot in northern South Vietnam during the spring 1972 North Vietnamese Army...
How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19 scoring the world’s only supersonic gun kill
The MiG crashed into a green meadow, exploding in a huge orange ball of fire. Brenda 01's quarter-roll and zoom maneuver terminated at an altitude of 15,000 feet with an indicated airspeed still something well over 600 knots indicated On Jun. 2, 1972 at approximately 1330 hours, Brenda 01, a hard-wing F-4E, tail number 68210, flown by Major Phil "Hands"...
The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots
Following the interception of radio traffic between the F-15s and the AWACS, Iran later claimed — logically — that the pilots aboard the two Eagles were not Saudis, but Americans The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) purchased 46 F-15Cs (minus some of the aircraft Tactical Electronic Warfare System elements and various sensitive radar modes) and 16 F-15Ds in 1983 under the...
From the ultrafast F-4X to the F-4E(S): the Odyssey of Israel's recce Phantoms
The F-4X would have featured an increase in engine thrust by 150% to allow dash speeds of Mach 3.2, cruise at Mach 2.4, and flight up to 78,000ft (23,775m) altitude Acquired by Israel in 1969 the McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II quickly became the backbone of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) thanks to its range, payload and bombing accuracy. Along with the F-4Es the...
Three or four times a week Aviem Sella returned from missions over Egypt flying at low altitude over Haifa to inform his lecturers that he would have soon attended their lessons The incredible story of the first gun kill scored by an Israeli Phantom. Acquired by Israel in 1969 the McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II quickly became the backbone of the Israeli...

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