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F-4 Phantom ( 38 in. / 96.5 cm )

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F-4 Phantom

American Aircraft Modeler's F-4 Phantom

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor aircraft/fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft. It first entered service in 1960 with the U.S. Navy. Proving highly adaptable, it was also adopted by the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force, and by the mid-1960s had become a major part of their respective air wings.

For power this F-4 Phantom uses a pulse jet engine. The plans call for a Dynajet Redhead pulse jet which is no longer in production. Hobby King does have a replica of this Dynajet and depending upon the website you choose to look it up for reference. it's either a poor choice or a satisfactory choice. This power source uses gasoline only (no oil) for fuel and to start this engine an air supply is required as well as a high-voltage igniter module. A pulse jet engine has no speed control, it's either running are stopped. When the engine is running the engine is extremely hot and and the model requires some insulation to prevent fire. Other than this "exotic" power source the model uses more or less standard model building practices.

By: kenb

Text Copyright: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonnell_Douglas_F-4_Phantom_II
Text Copyright: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__34247__Hobbyking_Pulse_Jet_Gasoline_Engine_34_Red_Head_34_with_Ignition_System.html
Details: Full Details
ID: 81011
File Size: 5.2 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Multirole
Motor: Jet-Powered
Wingspan: 38 in. / 96.5 cm
Publisher: American Aircraft Modeler
Pub. Ref: F4 Phantom
Designer: Ralph Saldivar
Weight:2.5 lb.
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 26/03/2015 23:31
Updated: 20/05/16 06:23:36pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:81011
Keywords:McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom jet powered Interceptor fighter fighter-bomber ground support vietnam Dynajet
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Multirole
Wingspan: 38 in. / 96.5 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Polyhedral
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Jet-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Pusher
Weight:2.5 lb.
Weight Class:1000g-To-1500g (35.2oz-To-52.9oz)
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:Advanced
Publisher:American Aircraft Modeler
Reference:F4 Phantom
Designer:Ralph Saldivar
Category:PDF Bitmap Model Airplane Plans
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