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    The End is Near For USAF QF-4 Phantoms

    The QF-4 Aerial Target is a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II fighter modified into a remotely piloted aerial target. The QF-4 provides a realistic target for live-fire air-to-air missile testing, as well other anti-aircraft weapons systems. The last operational flight of F-4 Phantoms occurred in 1996. The following year, the QF-4 program was established. Retired […]

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    Rare Air: Incredible F-4 Phantom Helmet Cam Departure

    We won’t see scenes like this much longer! Attention Avgeeks!  There are only a few more months to see active US Air Force F-4 Phantoms flying at airshows.  That’s right. In less than three months, the QF-4 program will be gone forever.  With the expiration of the QF-4 program, that means that all associated heritage […]