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An F-4 Phantom II

The F-4 Phantom II is a twin engine, tandem two seat, long range interceptor aircraft that was used as a fighter-bomber. It was developed in the 1960s by McDonnell Douglas. It was used by the US Navy, the US Air Force and the US Marine Corps. It was retired from service in 1996.


  • Length: 63 ft
  • Width: 38 ft 4.5 in
  • Wing Area: 530 ft
  • Maximum Speed: Mach 2.23 (1,472mph)
  • Rate of Climb: 41,300 ft/min
  • Thrust/Weight Ratio: 0.86 at loaded weight, 0.58 at MTOW (Maximum Take Off Weight)
  • Lift to Drag Ratio: 8.58