Aviation Photo #1516317 McDonnell F-4D Phantom II - Untitled

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(ex USAF serial # 65-0749 ) The one and only operational civilian F-4 thanks to an Act of Congress. Painted in the colors of 63-7680 (555th TFS/8th TFW out of Uborn,RTAB,Jan. 1967), the MiG killer flown by Col. Robin Olds during Operation Bolo. Col. Olds apparently had a fondness for this bird hence the honor.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
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    McDonnell F-4D Phantom II
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    McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
    McDonnell
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    NX749CF
    37-0680/FP
    Houston - Ellington Field (AFB)
    Texas
    USA
    October 24, 2008
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Anonymous
9 years ago
Now, that is one outstanding photo of an F-4 with some special history to it. With respect to both Col. Olds and the photographer, nice work all around.
Anonymous
9 years ago
It is incredible to see such a piece of history; Col. Olds combat story was showed in "dogfights", my favorite tv program (in the History Channel). The photo is just beautiful.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Robin Olds have 4 MIG kills

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