|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
69-7561 was manufactured as an F-4E and was converted to an F-4G at Ogden ALC on July 18,
1980. It served with the 561st FS of the 35th FW and when Desert Storm came about in 1991 the
only Wild Weasels available were the F-4Gs. The 35th FW was called upon to provide their
F-4Gs. The F-4G was the last version of Phantom to see service before being sent to the ANG in
Idaho and Kentucky. 69-7561 was sent to AMARC September 12, 1995 and destroyed on June
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
69-7561, 561st TFS, George AFB CA, 1992
comes with AGM-88, ALQ-141 jamming pod and
|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.
|HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR