Retiring QF-4s performed supersonic pass during last flight at Holloman.
The last US Air Force QF-4s took to the skies on December 21, 2016. Those flights capped a full 58 years of F-4 Phantoms gracing the skies of the United States. Avgeeks from all over the country gathered to watch and photograph an active F-4 flying one more time.
Those gathered got a bonus. They didn’t just hear the roar of the mighty General Electric J79 engines. They also heard the mighty F-4 Phantom power past Mach 1 as the tell tale sonic booms were heard by everyone present. No damage was reported.
Here’s a great video of the happening posted by Skyes9.