Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel patches

From 1958 to 1979, when the production line stopped, a total of 5,195 f4 phantom ii aircraft were built. In 1989, 697294 was converted to the f4g wild weasel v configuration. Mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii wild weasels wallpaper description. Usaf mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom wild weasel desk top 148 model es airplane. One of the first steps taken by the usaf following yom kippur was dropping the f4d airframe for the new weasel an f4d had been used as a testbed for the development of the weapon system. One of the first steps taken by the usaf following yom kippur was dropping the f 4d airframe for the new weasel an f 4d had been used as a testbed for the development of the weapon system.

This is the hasegawa models mcdonnell douglas f 4g phantom ii wild weasel in 1. Considered one of the greatest and most versatile yet ugliest jet fighters ever built, it was first in many areas of. May 29, 2015 dayton, ohio mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel in the cold war gallery at the national museum of the united states air force. Oct 27, 20 mcdonnell engineers began working feverishly on project wild weasel ivc, the reengineering effort to make room in the f 4c for the wild weasel components. Usaf mcdonnell f4g phantom wild weasel from the 35th. The wild weasel was derived from the project wild weasel. Wild weasel is a code name given by the united states armed forces, specifically the us air force, to an aircraft, of any type, equipped with radarseeking missiles and tasked with destroying the radars and sam installations of enemy air defense systems. The mcdonnell douglas f 4 phantom ii is a tandem, twoseat, twinengine, allweather, longrange supersonic jet interceptor fighterfighterbomber originally developed for the united states navy by mcdonnell aircraft. Oct 14, 2008 wild weasel is a nickname for aircraft of the united states air force tasked with the suppression of enemy air defenses sead mission. Image used to illustrate the details of the mcdonnell douglas f4 wild weasel electronic warfare aircraft ewa pic2 image from the united states department of defense imagery database. Finally, in june of 1968, almost two years after the scheduled deployment of at least four e f 4c weasels, the installation of the electronics in their new internal spaces was begun.

Mcdonnell douglas mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel. Mcdonnell douglas f4g f4e phantom iiwild weasel usaf 697202ww 190th fs idaho ang gowen field air national guard base boise. Mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel v 563rd tfs 37th tfw us air force usa 1989. Buy navy patches mcdonnell douglas f 4phantom ii 3 patch. Usaf f4g wild weasel airplane aircraft model is made from the highest quality mahogany wood and workmanship. It was the second plane on which i used my then brandnew paasche model h airbrush. Usaf mcdonnell f4g phantom wild weasel from the 35th tfw. The latter capabilities are a major gain to weasel operations as the f4gs can spend more time in the weeds. Of those, 5,057 rolled off the mcdonnell aircraft later mcdonnell douglas production line in st. Hobby master, ha1983 f4g phantom ii wild weasel usaf. Finally, in june of 1968, almost two years after the scheduled deployment of at least four ef4c weasels, the installation of the electronics in their new internal spaces was begun. The mcdonnell douglas f 4 was the main multipurpose aircraft for the us military for 20 years.

Usaf usmc f4g phantom ii advanced wild weasel patch mcdonnell douglas. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel photo walk around. The wild weasel was an aircraft equipped to attack surfacetoair missile sites and targeting radars, using a variety of highspeed radarhoming missiles. Mcdonnell douglas f4 wild weasel electronic warfare. Mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom iiwild weasel usaf 697202. Mcdonnell engineers began working feverishly on project wild weasel ivc, the reengineering effort to make room in the f4c for the wild weasel components. Harms seeker can detect threats outside of the frequency range of the apr38. Feb 21, 2018 wild weasel was a concept tied to various aircraft serving the united states military in the electronic warfare aircraft ewa role. Air force photo by ken larock photo details download hires 3 of 5. Usn usaf usmc f4g phantom ii advanced wild weasel patch.

Some aircraft and novelty patches were used by all the services. The first wild weasel success came soon after the first wild. The last phantom in service with the usaf, the f4g wild weasel first flew in the mid1970s and was not officially retired until 1995. The f4g was the designation applied to 116 usaf f4es which were converted to the wild weasel antisam configuration. This f4g is in the paint scheme used in the gulf war until the f4s retirement in 1996 specifications. The f4 phantom ii was a twinengine, allweather, fighterbomber.

This 148 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. Consequently, the ef4c was seen only as an interim wild weasel aircraft, pending the introduction of a more suitable type. These aircraft were specifically outfitted with equipment to detect surfacetoair missile sam threats and neutralize them typically with antiradiation missiles. That is the result of my misinterpretaion of a color drawing in a reference book.

Other military collectibles unknown date f4 phantom, juventus logo. Vtol down flaps activation group 1 lights activation group 2 drop external drop tanks activation group 3 drop airtoground missiles. The aircraft flies very smoothly and maneuvers well. The mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii is a twoseat supersonic longrange. Mcdonnell douglas f4 wild weasel electronic warfare aircraft. Hobby master 172 ha1980 mcdonnell douglas f4g wild. Mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel blueprints.

This replica model is made and available factory direct from scalecraft models. F 4usaf 00121 a taxing mcdonnell douglas f 4g phantom ii wild weasel usaf 74628 ww code george afb 91988 military airplane picture by michael grove. Tiseo f4g advanced wild weasel target indentification system electrooptical weapons system, older me. Here is our photo gallery of the mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii from the us air force photo archives. The f4g wild weasels were now based on the improved f4g airframe, the phantom regarded by many as one of the finest combat aircraft ever to fly. Mcdonnell douglas mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel. Mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii wild weasels military. Usaf patch fighter usafe 81 tfs tac, ftr sqn f 4g y wild.

Dayton, ohio mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel cockpit at the national museum of the united states air force. The f4e variant was an improved version of the cd with an elongated nose and compact radar. Srjpg buy photo f 4usaf 00155 a static mcdonnell douglas f 4g phantom ii usaf 69295 561th fs 57th w wa code sharkmouth rare phantom farewell markings nellis afb 61996 military airplane picture. The letters at the bottom stand for you gotta be shitting me. I am a retired aeronautical engineer who worked for mcdonnell aircraft and mcdonnell douglas corp for 40 years and collected many photos.

Mcdonnell douglas f 4 phantom ii wild weasels wallpaper description. Considered one of the greatest and most versatile yet ugliest jet fighters ever. Mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel 3d warehouse. Where an arm launch has forced a shutdown, the agm65 maverick electrooptically guided missile may be used to avoid overflight. Wild weasel is a nickname for aircraft of the united states air force tasked with the suppression of enemy air defenses sead mission. Srjpg buy photo f4usaf 00155 a static mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii usaf 69295 561th fs 57th w wa code sharkmouth rare phantom farewell markings nellis afb 61996 military airplane picture. The mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii was one of the largest postwar programs and was the first us navy fighter to be adopted by the usaf. They were the last squadron to use the phantom in the u. Imitating the spelling of the aircrafts name, mcdonnell issued a series of patches. Usaf mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel military.

Mcdonnell douglas mcdonnell douglas f 4g phantom ii wild weasel. F4g advanced wild weasel f4 phantom ii military aircraft. To make this model kit glue is required, and we highly recommend paint to get the best results. From 1958 to 1979, when the production line stopped, a total of 5,195 f 4 phantom ii aircraft were built. F4 phantom ii fighter history, specifications, deployment.

I am a retired aeronautical engineer who worked for mcdonnell aircraft and mcdonnell douglas corp for 40 years and collected many photos, info and brochures of their products. The aircrafts emblem is a whimsical cartoon ghost called the spook, which was created by mcdonnell douglas technical artist, anthony tony wong, for shoulder patches. Ygbsmf4 usaf patch 81st tfs weasel police f4g tcn made. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel photo walk around cybermodeler online.

This from the tactical fighter wing, george air force base, calif. Late 1960s usaf 10th tactical fighter squadron tfs aka fighting tenth patch. The first aircraft chosen was the f 100f, but its age and limited performance made it a poor choice. The mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii is a tandem twoseat, twinengine, allweather, longrange supersonic jet interceptor and fighterbomber originally developed for the united states navy by mcdonnell aircraft. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel specifications first flight december 6, 1975 crew 2 dimensions length 63 ft wingspan 38 ft 7 ins height 16 ft 6 ins weight empty 30,200 lbs maximum take off 61,700 lbs performance powerplant 2 x ge j79ge17a turbofans producing 17,900 lbs thrust per engine with afterburners. The first wild weasel success came soon after the first wild weasel mission 20.

These aircraft should not be confused with the navy f4g, which was the designation applied to twelve f4bs that were fitted with automatic carrier landing systems. Jan 05, 20 mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel alen hakel. Hobby master ha1983 172 mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii. Their goal is to build collector items which provide unprecedented levels of enjoyment for their customers. The name spook was coined by the crews of either the 12th tactical fighter wing or the 4453rd combat crew training wing at macdill afb. This is hasegawas 148 th scale f4g wild weasel phantom ii stock number 07104 p004. Someone had asked for me to build an f105f wild weasel thunderchief the forerunner to the f105g, but in researching to build that model, i got myself. The f4 phantom in the wild weasel sead suppression of enemy air defensesmission setup. Department of defense dod, russian ministry of defense, chinese ministry of defense or british ministry. I am a retired aeronautical engineer who worked for mcdonnell aircraft and mcdonnell douglas corp for 40. Proving highly adaptable, it was also adopted by the u.

Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions. Mcdonnell douglas mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel. The mcdonnell douglas f 4 phantom ii was one of the largest postwar programs and was the first us navy fighter to be adopted by the usaf. But the sam suppression mission proved to be a huge sucess, so much so that the usaf started modifying aircraft to specifically fly the wild weasel mission. Wild weasel was a concept tied to various aircraft serving the united states military in the electronic warfare aircraft ewa role. For sale is a brand new, unopened, rare hobby master 1. The aircraft could perform three tactical air roles air superiority, interdiction and close air support as it did in southeast asia. This modification consisted of removing the gun and replacing it with the apr38t radar homing and warning receiver later upgraded to the apr47, and a cockpit upgrade for the. This f 4g is in the paint scheme used in the gulf war until the f 4s retirement in 1996. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel national museum of. All results related to mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel found on 80 scale modeling websites and the scalemates kit database. The last 8 planes were built under license by mitsubishi aircraft co.

It is completely unopened and never displayed not even for photographs this model is a collector item and in. The beautiful f 4 phantom in its wild weasel configuration, used from the vietnam war to the gulf war until its retirement in 1996. Mcdonnell f4g phantom ii last revised july 2, 2003. Hobby master mcdonnelldouglas f4g wild weasel aircraft hobby master is set up by a group of hobby enthusiasts and specialists who endeavor to establish new industrial standards in the diecast space. The mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom ii is a tandem, twoseat, twinengine, allweather, longrange supersonic jet interceptor fighterfighterbomber originally developed for the united states navy by mcdonnell aircraft. Mcdonnell and the usaf both agreed that the more capacious airframe of the f 4e would be able to carry the electronics for the more capable agm78 standard antiradiation missile. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel 697232, ygbsm, 561st fs57th fw, 1996. Mcdonnell douglas f4 wild weasel electronic warfare aircraft ewa image pic2 image from the united states department of defense imagery database. Hobby master ha1983 172 mcdonnell douglas f 4g phantom ii wild weasel diecast ebay. Wild weasel is a code name given by the united states armed forces, specifically the us air. In the postwar years, the f4g model formed the basis of a new breed of wild weasel through the wild weasel v standard. The ef4c wild weasel iv was a development of the f4c, designed in parallel with the f105 wild weasel iii program. Mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom wild weasel 148 scale mahogany model. The f 4 phantom in the wild weasel sead suppression of enemy air defensesmission setup.

It could carry a bombload greater than the avro lancaster or boeing b29 superfortress, and it served with twelve nations. Hobby master ha19010 172 f4g phantom wild weasel usaf. This kit comes with easy to follow illustrated instructions guiding you through the build. In brief, the task of a wild weasel aircraft is to bait enemy antiaircraft defenses into. The first aircraft chosen was the f100f, but its age and limited performance made it a poor choice. Hasegawa models mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel.

This aircraft, like the modified f100f and f105f, was intended to detect and attack north vietnamese surfacetoair missile sites. Hobby master mcdonnelldouglas f4g wild weasel aircraft. Option to display the model on a stand that is provided. Wild weasel vthe the most advanced phantom variant with extensive groundattack capabilities and an internal gun, became the basis for the wild weasel they were the last squadron to use the phantom in the united states. Usaf mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom wild weasel taxies by. Unless otherwise indicated, these photos are courtesy of the us air force and the dod photo archives. Get the vector version of this image original image dimensions. This appears prominently on the logo patch of some squadrons.

The wild weasel is an aircraft designed to identify, locate and physically suppress or destroy groundbased enemy air defense systems. In 1989, 697294 was converted to the f 4g wild weasel v configuration. In brief, the task of a wild weasel aircraft is to bait enemy antiaircraft. The last usaf phantoms, f4g wild weasel vs from 561st fighter squadron. This is another sentimental kit, bought during a bout of illness in 2005. Introducing the readybuilt cf004awwt desktop model. The f 4e variant was an improved version of the cd with an elongated nose and compact radar. Ive always thought the f4g was a great looking version of the phantom, especially in the twotone grey scheme. Hobby master 172 ha1980 mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel. Wild weasels were modified fighters with their cannon replaced by dayton, ohio mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel in the cold war gallery at the national museum of the united states air force. Hobby master mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel aircraft hobby master is set up by a group of hobby enthusiasts and specialists who endeavor to establish new industrial standards in the diecast space. Hobby master ha1983 172 mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel diecast ebay.

The kit is very acurrate for the f4g, externally, providing all the proper bumps and bulges to make the wild weasel verion of the f4 phantom. Wild weasels were modified fighters with their cannon replaced by dayton, ohio mcdonnell douglas f 4g wild weasel in the cold war gallery at the national museum of the united states air force. Hasegawa 148 mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel v with true details resin seats and pylons 563rd tfs 37th tfw us air force usa 1989. Mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel photo gallery cybermodeler online.

Hasegawa models mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild. The name derives from project wild weaseloriginally. Wild weasel is a code name given by the united states armed forces, specifically the us air force, to an aircraft, of any type, equipped with antiradiation missiles and tasked with the suppression of enemy air defenses. Mcdonnell douglas f4g wild weasel national museum of the. F4usaf 00121 a taxing mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii wild weasel usaf 74628 ww code george afb 91988 military airplane picture by michael grove. This f4g, from the 35th tactical fighter wing, george air force base, calif. Here is our composite photo walk around of the mcdonnell douglas f4g phantom ii on display at us air force museum. Steve billings collection inspired me to dig out a few more patches. Usaf 563 tfs wild weasel f4g old patch rare usaf plaque f4g wild weasel pilot 37th tactical fighter wing george hasegawa mcdonnell douglas f4 phantom usaf f4g wild weasel 148 scale.

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