RF-4E

The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR

The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR

PVO, the Soviet Air Defence Force In the 1950s the Soviets had managed to grow a major Air Defence Force… Read More

5 months ago

The Odyssey of Israel’s recce Phantoms: from the Mach 3+ F-4X to the electronic warfare F-4E(S)

With an increase in engine thrust by 150% the F-4X would have featured dash speeds of Mach 3.2, cruise at… Read More

8 months ago

Phantoms Forever! Video shows final flight for Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-4

The Phantoms featured in this post belonged to the Air Development and Test Wing, the sole unit of the Air… Read More

3 years ago

Eagle Vs Foxbat: The MiG-25 Kills Scored by Israeli F-15s

The best aircraft that the USSR could supply to the Syrians to counter Israeli fighters was the MiG-25P ‘Foxbat-E' interceptor,… Read More

4 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago