Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA19032 McDonnell Douglas F4H-1 Phantom II "Project High Jump" 148423h, Test Pilot Commander John Watts Young, US Navy, April 1962. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan & 10.5" Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.
In February 1962 an attempt to set time-to-altitude records the USN began as ˘Project High Jump÷. F4H-1 aircraft used flying from NAS Brunswick Maine and Point Mugu California. Five pilots were involved in the project that set 8 time-to-climb records of which 2 were time-to-height records. Records were set for time-to 9,842 feet, 19,685 feet, 29,528 feet, 39,370 feet, 49,213 feet, 65.617 feet, 82,021 feet and 98,425 feet. Lt.Cdr. John W. Young set the first and second last records flying F4H-1 148423. Young became an astronaut and pilot of the first space shuttle.
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|Size:||6.25" Wingspan & 9.75" Long|
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