Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA1947 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II USAF 480th TFS Warhawks, #74-0659, Spangdahlem AFB, Germany, 1989. 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.
The 480th Fighter Bomber Squadron was activated September 25, 1957. On July 1, 1958 it was re-designated 480th (Warhawks) Tactical Fighter Squadron and after a few in activations the 480th was re-activated September 15, 1976 at Spangdahlem, West Germany wearing a red tail stripe. It began as a USAFE F-4D squadron but later re-equipped with F-4E’s and F-4G’s used as “Wild Weasel” “Hunter Killer” teams. F-4E Phantom II AF74-0659 c/n 4810 remained with the 480th from January 1, 1977 until December 1987. It was sent to AMARC April 18, 1991.
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|Size:||6.25" Wingspan & 10.5" Long|
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