Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
F-4J Phantom II
Manufacturer :McDonnell (later McDonnell- Douglas)
Type: carrier-based and tactical strike aircraft
Crew : pilot and radar intercept officer
Powerplant: two 17.660 lb (8,010.5 kg) static thrust General Electric J79-GE-10 turbojets
Wingspan: 38 ft 5 in (11.71 m)
Length: 58 ft 4 in (17.75 m)
Height: 16 ft 3in (4.95 m)
Weight: 30,770 lbs (13,957 kg) empty; 56,000 lbs (25,401 kg) maximum
Armament: four Sparrow (medium range) and four Sidewinder (short range)air-to-air missles;
Maximum speed: 1,415 mph (2,277 km/h)
Combat radius: 600 miles (965 kilometers)
Service ceiling: 58,750 ft (17,905 m)
This aircraft on loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation at Pensacola, Florida
Erected by Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
Location. 32° 47.493′ N, 79° 54.503′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from Patriot Point Road. Touch for map. Aboard the USS Yorktown. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The F-4 Phantom Pilots (here, next to this marker); A4C Skyhawk (a few steps from this marker); The A-4 Skyhawk Pilots (a few steps from this marker); F/A-18A Hornet (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); E-1B Tracer (about 400 feet away); Clamagore (SS-343) (about 400 feet away); The A-7E Corsair II (about 500 feet away); SH-3G Sea King (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . .
1. F-4 Phantom II, From Wikipedia. Phantom production ran from 1958 to 1981, with a total of 5,195 built (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Patriots Point,F-4J Phantom II. Phantoms continue to serve in foreign militaries around the world. (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • War, Cold • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,734 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on March 2, 2019, by Robert Paul Schodt, Sr of Waterford, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on September 30, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.