Aviation Photo #0260781 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II - USA - Marines

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During refuelling over Northern shore of Oahu, Hawaii. F-4J assigned to VMFA-212 "Lancers" based at MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
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    Günter Grondstein
    USA - Marines
    McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II
    McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
    McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
    McDonnell Douglas
    In Flight
    April 13, 1982
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Photo Added: August 11, 2002

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11 years ago
Great shot. Reminds me of the days in VF-96 on the USS Enterprise CVAN-65
5 years ago
This shot is so good that you can see a cylindrical protrusion just above the USA decal. I would have said that it was the inflight refueling probe, except that we can see thats not the case. Anyone know what it is? I thought I read somewhere that the J-model was the fastest of the Phantom series.
5 years ago
Wonderful shot of one of the greatest combat jets of all time. Very dynamic capture.
That 'lump' above the star+bar on the intake - that's the ECM housing. We had the J model in one of our squadrons in the RAF (No74 Tigers). We had the ECM removed (for some reason) but the aircraft always retained the housing IIRC.

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