Tag: F-4 Phantom

I’m often asked: “What is it like to go super sonic?” At altitude, to be honest, numbers on a dial. 1.0 or 2.0 Mach is not that different from .8 at altitude. .8 is what an average airliner cruises at. …

The F-4 Phantom II; down and dirty! Read More »

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What many believe was the best Blue Angles show; the F-4 Phantom II. The quintessential fighter. I loved flying it! It was a beast, and was always trying to kill you, but the ride was worth it. Take it for …

Blue Angels in the F-4J Phantom II Read More »

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An excellent presentation of a low level Dog Fight. History Channel does a fantastic job of explaining an air combat exchange; better yet they put you in the cockpit. chip facebook Twitter Amazon

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These videos show a dated but good visual of a Viet Nam era Dog Fight. It is extremely hard to convey the physical aspect of air combat. An eight g fight is exhausting: imagine your 10 pound head weighing 80 …

#Mig Kill: F-4N Phantom II vs. Mig 21 Read More »

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As my long time readers know, I have de-bunked aviation based internet scams for years. Killa-Thrill, Mega Whoosh, Software Malfunction; I even de-bunked myself via Stealth! The first was Killa Thrill’s “Best Air Show Pilot Ever!!!”; remember this? But this …

Killa-Thrill, Mega Whoosh, Software Malfunction and now…..the Country of Iran? Read More »

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