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
targeting pods.

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
6, 2001.



McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel Specifications

First Flight – December 6, 1975

Crew – 2

Dimensions
Length – 63 ft
Wingspan – 38 ft 7 ins
Height – 16 ft 6 ins

Weight
Empty – 30,200 lbs
Maximum Take Off – 61,700 lbs

Performance
Powerplant – 2 x GE J79-GE-17A Turbofans producing 17,900 lbs thrust per engine with
afterburners
Fuel Capacity
Internally - 1,900 gallons
Externally – 1,300 gallons
Speed
Maximum – 1,430 mph
Cruise – 571 mph
Service Ceiling – 59,000 ft
Range – 1,978 miles

Armament
AGM-45 Shrike
AGM-88 HARM
AGM-65 Maverick
AIM-7F Sparrows
And/Or
AIM-9L Sidewinder Air-To-Air missiles
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1982
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel
69-7561, 561st TFS, George AFB CA, 1992
comes with AGM-88, ALQ-141 jamming pod and
AIM-9L/M missiles
True 1/72 scale.
Professionally painted.
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.
Highly collectable.
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