Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II – 73-1172, 335th TFS, 4th TFW, Wing CO, USAF, Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, 1990
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.75". Wingspan: 6.5"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II 73-1172 was produced as c/n4698 and assigned to the 4th TFW / 335th TFS and spent time as 4th TFW Wing Commander’s aircraft at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina. The 4th TFW began as the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Wing in January 1950 and the 4th TFW in 1958. The 4th TFW flew the F-4 Phantom II from 1967 until 1990 when it was phased out by the F-15. F-4E 73-1172 was sent to AMARC on January 10, 1991 wearing the Hill Grey camouflage and converted to a QF-4E numbered AF282.Opening canopies
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Removable weapons and/or external fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-4 Phantom II artwork
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a two-seat twin-engine jet fighter originally developed for the U.S. Navy in the 1950s. Proven to be highly adaptable, it also became a major part of the air wings of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force. The Phantom was used extensively by all three of these services in the Vietnam War, serving as the principal fighter / bomber for the Navy and Air Force and in ground-attack and reconnaissance roles. The F-4 Phantom II was also sold to and operated by the armed forces of 11 other nations.
The F-4 Phantom entered service in 1960 and continued to form a major part of U.S. military air power throughout the 1970s and 1980s, being gradually replaced by more modern aircraft such as the F-15 and F-16 in the U.S Air Force; the F-14 and F/A-18 in the U.S. Navy and the F/A-18 in the U.S Marine Corps. The F-4 was used in the reconnaissance and Wild Weasel roles in the 1991 Gulf War, finally leaving service in 1996. It was produced from 1958 to 1981 with a total of 5,195 built in several variants.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years