Tamiya 1/48 McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II

Tamiya SKU: TAM61121

Tamiya 1/48 McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II

Tamiya SKU: TAM61121
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Legendary Aircraft

The deployment of the F-4 Phantom II started in the early 1960s and over 5,000 were manufactured during its production run. The F-4 Phantom II was operated by not only the Navy and Air Force in America, but also other countries on account of its long range and superlative loading capacity. In 1952, the Navy desired a supersonic aircraft and while the F-8 Crusader produced by the Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. was employed, the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation continued to develop a two-seater interceptor with powerful dual engines. This aircraft equipped four each of AIM-7E Sparrows and AIM-9G/H Sidewinders, and was officially adopted as the F4H-1 in December 1958 (which was later renamed the F-4A). The F-4B's production started in 1961 and its delivery began with the Fighter Squadron VF-74. In 1965, two F-4Bs shot down two North Vietnamese MiG-17 each, but the most enemy kills in the early stages of the Vietnam War were carried out by the F-8. However, from Operation Linebacker in 1972 onward, F-4 deployment increased and it was operated for air-to-ground strikes. After that, various kinds of F-4 aircraft were developed and some have even been in service with some countries for half a century.

About the Model

    This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Fuselage length: 370mm, wingspan: 244mm.
  • Exhaustive studies of the actual aircraft enabled this precise recreation of the distinctive form.
  • The parts breakdown offers ease of assembly.
  • J79-GE-8 engine nozzles, cockpit, and landing gear bays are realistically recreated.
  • Choose between folded and extended wingtips.
  • One-piece horizontal stabilizer right and left sides move in concert.
  • Choose between open and closed canopy, and extended and retracted refueling probe/boarding ladder.
  • Different types of antennae and cockpit consoles can be chosen depending on the marking option selected.
  • Air-to-air missiles (AIM-7E Sparrow and AIM-9G/H Sidewinder) and two types of drop tanks are included.
  • Includes 2 sitting crew figures, 3 marking options, and masking stickers.

Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/48 McDonnell Douglas™ F-4B Phantom II™

Tamiya Color Spray Paint for Aircraft Tamiya Color Spray Paint for Aircraft
AS-16 Light gray ---

Tamiya Color Spray Paint Tamiya Color Spray Paint Tamiya Color Spray Paint
TS-8 Italian red TS-27 Matt white TS-29 Semi gloss black

Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint
LP-1 Black LP-2 White LP-3 Flat black
LP-4 Flat white LP-5 Semi gloss black LP-8 Pure yellow
LP-11 Silver LP-32 Light gray (IJN) LP-34 Light gray
LP-53 Clear orange LP-54 Dark iron LP-61 Metallic gray
LP-65 Rubber black LP-68 Clear blue LP-73 Khaki
LP-78 Flat blue LP-79 Flat red LP-80 Flat yellow

X-1 Black X-2 White X-7 Red
X-8 Lemon yellow X-10 Gun metal X-11 Chrome silver
X-18 Semi gloss black X-23 Clear blue X-25 Clear green
X-26 Clear orange XF-1 Flat black XF-2 Flat white
XF-3 Flat yellow XF-5 Flat green XF-7 Flat red
XF-8 Flat blue XF-12 J.N. grey XF-16 Flat aluminum
XF-19 Sky grey XF-25 Light sea grey XF-49 Khaki
XF-56 Metallic grey XF-58 Olive green XF-60 Dark yellow
XF-61 Dark green XF-71 Cockpit green XF-84 Dark iron
XF-85 Rubber black --- ---

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