|The F-4G Phantom II first flew December 6, 1975 and entered service as the replacement for the
F-105G. There was 116 F-4Es converted to the “G” variant which inherited most of the “E”
features plus numerous additions. The F-4G was the last Phantom II model in active USAF duty
when it was retired in 1995 ending over 30 years of service with the branch of the U.S. Military.
The F-4G was replaced by the newer F-16C Fighting Falcon equipped with HARM and HARM
The 90th TFS began in 1917 as the 90th Aero Squadron. Between 1977 and 1991 the 90th TFS
flew F-4Gs based at Clark AFB, Philippines. On August 19, 1972 F-4G 69-0291 shot down a
MiG-21 over North Vietnam. In May 1991 they were reassigned to the 21st TFW at Elmendorf
AFB, Alaska with F-15E Eagles. In September 1991 the 90th TFS became the 90th FS. F-4G
69-0291 was delivered in 1970 and served with approximately 16 units until 1990 when it became
a gate guard at Osan AB, South Korea.
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel Specifications
First Flight – December 6, 1975
Crew – 2
Length – 63 ft
Wingspan – 38 ft 7 ins
Height – 16 ft 6 ins
Empty – 30,200 lbs
Maximum Take Off – 61,700 lbs
Powerplant – 2 x GE J79-GE-17A Turbofans producing 17,900 lbs thrust per engine with
Internally - 1,900 gallons
Externally – 1,300 gallons
Maximum – 1,430 mph
Cruise – 571 mph
Service Ceiling – 59,000 ft
Range – 1,978 miles
AIM-9L Sidewinder Air-To-Air missiles
|Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel
69-0291, 90th TFS, 1990 "Desert Storm
|True 1/72 scale.
Great attention to detail.
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.
Loads of optional armament provided.
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figures included.
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.
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