MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F-4E


1/32 Tamiya F-4E Phantom, (A)69-7208 RAAF


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No
A69-7208
A/C type
F4-E
Based at
1 & 6 Squadrons, Amberley, Queensland
Scheme
South East Asia scheme
Kit
1/32 Tamiya (Early Production) with Verlinden F4-D cockpit and P/E set, AMS Resin intake covers, Tamiya RBF tags, Aussie Decals and kit decals.  Additional wiring and U/C clamps scratch built.  Paints from Model Master.
Reference
Phantom, Hornet & Skyhawk in Australian Service (Wilson), Modelling the F4 Phantom II (Coughlin & Ashby), The Modern Phantom Guide (Melampy), F-4 Phantom II-Pt3 Overseas Operators (Evans), Andrew Perren and Lawrence Farrugia

 

Introduction

This aircraft is representative of the F4-E that was donated to the RAAF Museum at Point Cook by the USA although that one is a later version E with slatted leading edges whereas the original loaned by the RAAF when awaiting its F111C fleet were hard wing early production F4-E.


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