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Franklin Mint Armour Collection F4Phantom II#B11B169 - Mig Killer Col. Robin Olds 433 TFS
Rare and discontinued 1/48 scale diecast model
Please read the entire description before offerding!This model is brand new in itsFranklin Mintbox and was never displayed. Itemdoes NOT haveits outer white Franklin Mint shipping boxbut it DOES haveits COA. The Franklin Mint Blue Display box is complete with cardboard cover and is in excellent shape. The center fuel tank is included in the box as well. This is a rare item which would make a great gift for the Holidays! Model will be shipped carefully inside another box (as a collector myself I understand the need to keep everything as clean as possible).
I will accept returns. If you feel that I have not accurately described the item, just return the item within 7 days (buyer pays return shipping) and I will gladly refund the purchase price (not including original shipping costs). If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. I can send additional photos upon request.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engined, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor fighter/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.
The Phantom is a large fighter with a top speed of over Mach 2.2. It can carry over 18,000 pounds (8,400 kg) of weapons on nine external hardpoints, including air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, and various bombs. The F-4, like other interceptors of its time, was designed without an internal cannon, but later models incorporated a M61 Vulcan rotary cannon. Beginning in 1959, it set 15 world records, including an absolute speed record, and an absolute altitude record.
The F-4 was used extensively during the Vietnam War, serving as the principal air superiority fighter for both the Navy and Air Force, as well as being important in the ground-attack and reconnaissance roles by the close of U.S. involvement in the war. The Phantom has the distinction of being the last U.S. fighter flown to attain ace status in the 20th century. During the Vietnam War, the USAF had one pilot and two weapon systems officers (WSOs), and the US Navy one pilot and one radar intercept officer (RIO), achieve five aerial kills against other enemy fighter aircraft and become aces in air-to-air combat. The F-4 continued to form a major part of U.S. military air power throughout the 1970s and 1980s, being gradually replaced by more modern aircraft such as the F-15 Eagle and F-16 in the U.S. Air Force; the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and F/A 18 Hornetin the U.S. Navy; and the F/A-18 in the U.S. Marine Corps
Please check out my other Franklin Mint sales as well!saleIS FOR THE ITEM OR PICTURED. NOTHING MORE OR LESS IS INCLUDED UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.
Franklin Mint Armour Collection die-cast models feature:
· Die cast metalconstruction with very limited plastic accent pieces.
· Genuine graphics and insignias
· Big, 1:48 scale makes for an impressive display piece
· Authentic body lines, antennas, and surface details.
· Detailed cockpit interiors.
· Sturdy fixed metal landing gear.
· Authentic fixed armament.
· Accurately detailed under carriage.
· Certificate of Authenticity