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Old 2012-06-22, 23:28   Link #22156
Endless Soul
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Originally Posted by Vexx View Post
Wow... an F-4 Phantom. I haven't seen those in the sky in decades. The US National Guard used to use them in the 80s and they'd regularly fly the NASA-JSC airspace. Sounded like a monster version of a tweaked-hot Camaro rumbling down the street - very distinctive low pitch compared to, say, the shriek of an F-16.
There's actually a couple that have been restored and flying again at vintage aircraft airshows. I didn't think any were still being used by existing military.

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