The Last Operators of the F-4 Phantom

Over its many years of service, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II has become an icon of modern combat aircraft – being a favourite of operators and aviation enthusiasts the world over.

It graced the skies for the first time on May 27, 1958, making it one of the oldest combat aircraft to remain in operational service today. However, the number of air arms operating the platform is quickly reducing as the F-4 is replaced by modern aircraft, which are more capable of tackling the threats of both today and tomorrow.

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