F-4 Squadron Launches Into Action – Turn The Volume Up For This!

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Phantom Rising.

The F-4 Phantom had a long track record of success with the United States Air Force but its time has ended. As of December 2016, the F-4 Phantom is no more, having been officially retired from the Air Force. However, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force proudly still flies a large fleet of F-4 Phantoms.

Stationed out of Hyakuri Air Base near Tokyo, the Japan Air Self-Defense still has 71 F-4 Phantoms in their service. These jets have become a popular attraction for those fans who wish to preserve the legacy of the Phantom. It has often been called “The Phantom Paradise” because they honor the legacy this proud jet.

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“Located in central eastern Japan, Hyakuri airbase, hosts all the remaining F-4 Phantom units of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force: 301 and 302 Hilotai, flying the F-4E, and the 501 Hikotai, flying the RF-4E. Needless to say, for this reason, this base is the place to visit for Phantom lovers.”

 

It has often been called a “flying brick” but the Japan Air Self-Defense Force knows the value of this jet’s 56-year history and still flies them. If you love the F-4 Phantom then you will love the display this squad puts on as they roar into the sky.

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