Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA1957 McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II USAF 432nd TRW, 14th TRS, #69-0351 "Playboy", Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 1967. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan & 10.5" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included. Get 1 Free 14th. TAC RECON Squadron Replica Patch With Each Purchase of HA1957, Exclusively From Pete's Collectibles.
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.
Because of the war in Vietnam the 14th TRS was activated In October 1966. The unit was issued new RF-4C Phantom IIs and after training arrived at the Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base in October 1967 assigned to the 432nd TRW. Mid way into 1971 the 14th TRS were the only tactical reconnaissance unit in Vietnam. During their time in Vietnam the RF-4s didnít carry any weapons and relied on speed and speed and altitude to evade Migs and SAMs. In December 1975 the 432nd TRW was inactivated this included the 14th TRS and their RF-4s were sent to Shaw AFB, South Carolina.
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|Size:||6.25" Wingspan & 10.5" Long|
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