Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA1918 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II HAF 337 Mira Ghost, Andravida AB, Greece, 1996. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan & 10.5" Long, 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. It first entered service in 1961 with the Navy. Proving highly adaptable, it was also adopted by the United States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force, and by the mid-1960s had become a major part of their air arms. Primary Role: Interceptor, Fighter-Bomber.
On April 5th, 1974 the first F-4E’s landed at Andravida, Greece and assigned to the 117 Combat Wing. On March 31st, 1978 the 337 Day Intercept Squadron was decommissioned. On September 7th, 1978 it was re-established at 117CW but on the 11th was redeployed to the 110CW as the 337 All-Weather Squadron flying F-4E’s. Their primary mission was interception with a secondary of fighter-bomber. Aircraft 01511 was the first to receive the "Aegean Ghost" camouflage pattern. The F-4 was replaced by the F-16 and Mirage 2000.
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