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McDonnell F-4C Phantom

 
 
McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker 2013 view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 17, 2013
1. McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker 2013 view
This version has the spelling error...missing l in McDonnell
Inscription. A masterpiece of engineering, the F-4 was originally designed for use aboard Navy aircraft carriers. In 1962 the Air Force adopted a ground attack version of the F-4 after it had easily outperformed its F-106 in head-to-head competition. The F-4 achieved legendary status in Vietnam, scoring 277 combat victories, including the first and last U.S. air victories of the conflict.

Manufactured by McDonnell Aircraft and delievered to the Air Force in 1965, this F-4C Phantom served at various Air Force and Air National Guard units in the United States until it was retired in 1987.

F-4c-23 Phantom S/N 64-0815
Technical Data
Type:
All-weather fighter-bomber
Length: 58 ft,3 in
Wing span: 38 ft, 5 in
Weight empty: 28,496 lbs
Crew: 2
Speed: 1,433mph at 40,000 ft
Maximum range: 1,926 mi
Combat weight:38,352 lbs
Maximum bomb load:16,000 lbs
Combat ceiling: 55,600 ft
 
Erected by Mighty Eighth AF Museum.
 
Location. 32° 6.955′ N, 81° 14.116′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bourne
McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 19, 2008
2. McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker
Ave. Touch for map. at Northeast corner of Mighty Eighth AF Museum parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG- 17A (within shouting distance of this marker); 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 385th Bombardment Group (H) (about 500 feet away); 466th Bomb Group (H) (about 500 feet away); B/G John S. Allard (about 500 feet away); 491st Bombardment Group (H) (about 500 feet away); The Resistance (about 500 feet away); 489th Bomb Group (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceMilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker
McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker, 2013 view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 17, 2013
4. McDonnell F-4C Phantom Marker, 2013 view
McDonnell F-4C Phantom image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. McDonnell F-4C Phantom
This artifact is on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,516 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on November 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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