Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Phantom II "Wild Weasel"
35th TFW (Provisional),
Operation Desert Storm 1991
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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

Canopies can be displayed open or closed

Crew figures

Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic

Highly collectable
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.
For “Operation Desert Storm” the 52nd TFW based at Spangdahlem AB, Germany provided 24
F-4Gs from August 19, 1990 until March 1991 as part of the 35th TFW (provisional). One of the
F-4Gs was McDonnell Douglas Phantom II F-4E-42-MC s/n 69-0269, c/n 3802. In 1981 it under
went conversion to an F-4G specifications. During ODS the 35th flew 3,072 combat missions and
accumulated 10,318 hours. On August 21, 1991 69-0269 was sent to AMARC, later converted to
a drone and destroyed January 24, 2002.

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
Fuel Capacity
Internally - 1,900 gallons
Externally – 1,300 gallons
Maximum – 1,430 mph
Cruise – 571 mph
Service Ceiling – 59,000 ft
Range – 1,978 miles

AGM-45 Shrike
AGM-65 Maverick
AIM-7F Sparrows
AIM-9L Sidewinder Air-To-Air missiles