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Watch This Guy Try To Sell You a Used F-4 Phantom (NSFW)| VIDEO


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Those of us who are old enough to remember know that there’s probably nothing worse than good ‘ole Cal Worthington trying to sell you a used automobile on TV.  His commercials were so annoying that they stuck in your head. Well now we’ve uncovered that there might actually be something worse.  This skit of an F-4 fighter pilot trying to sell you a used F-4 while doing an impression of Cal Worthington features horrible acting with terrible camera work and yet somehow it will still make nostalgic #avgeeks laugh.

YouTube screen capture of video posted by: lugnutsoldcrap
YouTube screen capture of video posted by: lugnutsoldcrap

The Cal Worthington impersonator actually appears to be a F-4 pilot from the 113th Tactical Fighter Squadron that was based at Terre Haute, Indiana.  Back in 1991, the base transitioned from an F-4 unit to F-16s.  Terre Haute continued to fly the F-16 until 2007 when the flying mission ceased as part of the 2005 BRAC decision.  Today, the 181st Intelligence Wing at the base processes UAV data feeds and provides intelligence to support units around the world.

Crazy Cal: A War Hero

While Cal Worthington was best known as the semi-famous owner of the Worthington Auto Group who appeared in countless commercials and died a very wealthy man, he was actually a decorated airman and war hero first. Cal served in World War II.  He flew 29 missions over Germany in the B-17.  He received 5 air medals and a Distinguished Flying Cross that was presented by Jimmy Doolittle himself.