Tagged: F-4F

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Set to Retire From U.S. Military Service

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is one of those rare breeds of aircraft design that has served with the U.S. military for over half a century. The first flight of a prototype occurred on May 27, 1958. In...

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And another iconic aircraft disappears out of the European skies. Like the Harrier, the Tornado ADF, Mirage F-1M and the A-10C before the McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantom II was withdrawn from use by the Luftwaffe after forty years of...

Phantoms Pharewell By Peter Boschert

The German Air Force bought 175 F-4F and 10 F-4E in 1971. The first aircraft had its maiden flight on 18th May 1973.The difference to the common F-4E were the the omission of the seventh fuselage tank, the AN-APQ-120...