Sunday, October 6, 2013

Tailspin Topic Reference Material on the F-4 Phantom II Development

Here are some very interesting topics concerning the F-4 Development from Tommy Tomason's blog Tailspin Topics:

The F4H Flush Canopy, Splitter Plate and Intake Development:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2013/02/f4h-1-flush-canopy.html

Rolls Royce Powered Phantom differences:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2012/05/spey-powered-phantom-changes.html

Sparrow III AAM orientation on the Phantom II:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2012/09/f-4-sparrow-missile-orientation.html

F-4 Forward Fuselage:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2012/10/f-4-phantom-forward-fuselage.html

F-4 Stabilator development:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2012/11/f-4-stabilator.html

Early F4H Ram Air Turbine:
http://tailhooktopics.blogspot.com/2012/12/early-f4h-rat.html

Information on the exhaust nozzles and afterburner eyelids:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/12/j79-exhaust-nozzles.html

The forerunner of the Phantom II, the F3H-G/H:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2009/11/f3h-gh.html

Information about the early F4Hs:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2009/11/early-phantom-iis.html
and
http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2013/03/f4h-1-f4h-1f-f-4a.html

F4H-1 Approach Lights
http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2012/11/approach-lights-redux.html

Additional information about the early F4Hs:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2011/05/early-phantom-iis-redux.html

Information about Corogard which was used on early Phantom IIs:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/01/corogard.html

F-4 Radome information:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/11/f-4-radome-redux.html

F-4H large and small radomes:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/11/f4h-1-large-and-small-radomes.html

F-4S wing:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/12/f-4s-wing.html

Information about different versions:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2012/12/you-cant-tell-phantoms-without-score.html

F-4 External Fuel Tanks:
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2013/06/things-under-wings-f4h-f-4-phantom.html
and
http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2014/02/f4hf-4-370-gallon-external-tank-redux.html

Information about the Navy's F-4G:
http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2011/07/look-no-hands.html



Revisions:

01/29/2014 - Added a few I missed.
10/6/2013 - Initial Post