Navy F4 PHANTOM ...
The favorite plane of Veteran Pilot - Captain Ronald C. Miller Ret.
Commander of Sand
Point Naval Air Station June 1978 - August 1980 ...
prototype F4H-1, U.S. Navy Bureau Number 142259, making its first
flight over the St. Louis area, 27 May 1958.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
was far from aesthetically pleasing, but its versatility and fearsome
armament capability assure its place as one of the world's most
effective and feared fighters.
It dominated combat aviation in the
1960s, and proved its mettle during the Vietnam
Dwight D. Eisenhower
inspected the F-4 Phantom II aircraft on Oct. 21, 1960, at U.S. Naval
Air Station, North Island, San Diego, Ca. With him is Cdr. Tom Mix.