The F-4 Phantom II Celebrates 75 Years In The Sky

Tanagra, Greece – May 27, 2033: This Friday, Aircraft enthusiasts around the world gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the F-4 Phantom II military jet.  The first flight of the supersonic jet was on this date in 1958, with production taking place in the United States from then until 1981, with over 5,000 of the aircraft eventually being constructed.  Interestingly, F-4 Phantom II jets – with their classic design – have been in service for the majority of the history of flight, with the earliest variant being produced less than 55 years after the…

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