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Picture of the McDonnell Douglas (Mitsubishi) F-4EJ Kai Phantom II aircraft

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More: Japan - Air Force
More: McDonnell Douglas (Mitsubishi) F-4EJ Kai Phantom II
More: Gifu (RJNG)
More: Japan, November 8, 2007
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More: Katsunori Kimura
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A visitor from - posted Sat February 8, 2014:
This is my favourite. It appears that the jet is flying out of the sun!

A visitor from Canada posted Sat January 12, 2013:
I never realized the sun was powered by an F-4.

A visitor from Netherlands posted Tue June 26, 2012:
TOP GUN moment!! Wish they had used the F-4 instead of the F-14. Super shot!!

A visitor from - posted Fri March 25, 2011:
Just like the japanese flag!

A visitor from - posted Sun November 21, 2010:

A visitor from - posted Mon October 11, 2010:

A visitor from Italy posted Fri August 6, 2010:
I think the bird is pointing toward us. Anyway, one of the best shots ever!!!So Dramatic!

A visitor from Iran, Islamic Republic Of posted Wed June 9, 2010:
WOW.Phantom forever,I love it.

A visitor from United States posted Tue April 6, 2010:
This old Phantom Phixer loves the picture!! Plane is turning towards the photographer, the #1 vari-ramp lower corner and the canopy are visible. Gives me goose-bumps!!! 5 stars from Texas

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon January 25, 2010:
5* for the Phantom, my favorite plane. 5* for the sun. And 5* for the Phantom melting the sun. That's 5*5*5 = 125 Stars

A visitor from Argentina posted Sun July 26, 2009:
Looks like a paint, great picture of a great aircraft

A visitor from - posted Sat February 14, 2009:
This is nice....i just understood y japan is called the land of the raising sun...gr8 shot Mr.Katsunori Kimura

A visitor from United States posted Sat January 31, 2009:
A stunning shot of the sun setting on the Phantom's career in the land of the rising sun.

A visitor from Iran, Islamic Republic Of posted Thu December 25, 2008:
This is Japan. The land of rising sun and brave pilots.

A visitor from Sri Lanka posted Wed December 24, 2008:
Hello from Sri Lanka!
This is a classic picture! The silhouette of the phatom suits this image well & it shows the prowess of this great aircraft.
Phantoms Phorever!

A visitor from Greece posted Wed December 24, 2008:
Nice colour and very good pick of the hot air of the engine

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed December 24, 2008:
Truely a great shot - is the phantom turning towards us or away from us??

A visitor from Germany posted Tue December 23, 2008:
"Burning out of the sun"

A visitor from Germany posted Mon December 22, 2008:
Phantoms phorever!!
Greetings from Germany.

A visitor from United States posted Mon December 22, 2008:
Wow. Incredible shot. Long live the Phabulous Phantoms! 5 Stars!

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