F-4 Phantom - Aircraft of the Month - Feb/Mar 2017

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F-4 Phantom - Aircraft of the Month - Feb/Mar 2017

Post by Airshow4444 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:19 pm

Welcome to the first Aircraft of the Month thread!

Here's how this works:

- Each month, there will be a new thread that will feature one aircraft. You can submit pictures, videos, or stories about the aircraft.
- The pictures and/or videos must be your own. No copyright infringement please!
- The aircraft type may be military, general aviation (GA), commercial, helicopters, ultralights or even a UAV.
- Previously chosen aircraft can not repeat the same calendar year.

To start off, from now through March 31st, we'll feature the F-4 Phantom as our Aircraft of the Month!

Post your Phantom photos, videos, and stories!
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Post by RyanS » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:07 am

Here are some F-4 pics of my own
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Post by RyanS » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:08 am

More from Oshkosh 2015
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Post by CJAM427 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:52 pm

Excellent choice! One of my all time phavorites!

The "Olds-mobile" (Dayton)
ImageF-4C Phantom II by Connor Madison, on Flickr

RF-4C parked next to an F-4G Wild Weasel. The RF-4C served in Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Europe, Cuba and the Middle East. It flew 172 missions in Desert Storm (the most of all F-4s during the conflict) and retired to the museum with 7300+ hrs of flying.
ImageRF-4C "Scud Seeker" by Connor Madison, on Flickr

I know most of you AirshowStuff guys were present for this, the Oshkosh 2015 twilight flights. That had to be the greatest Phantom display in a long time. I also remember at the time thinking that might be the last time we'd see a USAF Phantom fly in public, it would have been a great phinale.
ImageF-4 Phantom Climb by Connor Madison, on Flickr

ImagePhanotom Sunset pass by Connor Madison, on Flickr

My personal last time seeing one fly, Reno 2016.
ImagePhantom Skyward by Connor Madison, on Flickr

ImagePhantoms at Rest by Connor Madison, on Flickr

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Post by NateBurrows » Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:02 am

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