Did the F-4E have a gun?

The F-4’s nine external hardpoints have a capability of up to 18,650 pounds (8,480 kg) of weapons, including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles, and unguided, guided, and thermonuclear weapons. Like other interceptors of its day, the F-4 was designed without an internal cannon.

Why is the F-4 called The Phantom 2?

The aircraft was named the F-4 Phantom II, as a tribute to FH-1 Phantom, the first jet fighter of McDonnell. It subsequently became F-4 Phantom as it was the only Phantom in service. The US Navy awarded a limited production contract to McDonnell in December 1958. The first Phantom was inducted into service in 1961.

How much is an F-4 Phantom worth?

The Phantom McDonnell Douglas F4H-1F Phantom II Bu. 145310 — a pre-production variant and the 11th one produced before the plane was ultimately re-designated the F-4 in September 1962 — is on sale for $3.95 million, Warbirds News reported March 14.

Can a civilian buy an F-4 Phantom?

The F-4 Phantom was built in 1959 for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft set a new low-altitude speed record, doing 902 miles per hour at 125 feet. The Phantom is the only plane of its kind that is flyable in the civilian world. Now, you can own one for $3.25 million.

What is the ISBN for the F-4 Phantom II?

F-4 Phantom II (Modern Fighting Aircraft, Volume 4) . New York: Arco Publishing, 1984. ISBN 0-668-06068-9. Swanborough, Gordon and Peter Bowers. United States Military Aircraft Since 1909. Washington, District of Columbia: Smithsonian, 1989. ISBN 0-87474-880-1. Swanborough, Gordon and Peter Bowers. United States Navy Aircraft since 1911.

Which countries have used the F-4 Phantom II?

Israel was a prominent user of the F-4 Phantom II, having acquired its Phantoms starting in 1968. At first, the USA was unwilling to offer Israel the F-4, but developments in 1967-1968 led the USA to reconsider its position.

What are the survivability features of the F-4E Phantom II?

The survivability features of the F-4E Phantom II have grown compared to its predecessor with an armour plate and missile countermeasures attached. By this stage in the high-rank battles, all the fuel tanks are self-sealing.

What is the milviz Phantom II F-4E user guide?

Military Visualizations Inc. The goal of this user guide is to familiarize the reader with the Milviz Phantom II F-4E as it relates to FSX and Prepar3D, (v2.1+), flight simulators. The User Guide intentionally avoids excessive technical terminology and leaves that aspect to the professionals who released the official McDonnell Douglas F-4E manual