Sayonara Phantom (book about Japanese F4)

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Sayonara Phantom (book about Japanese F4)

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Sayonara Phantom by Edwin Schimmel PRE-ORDER NOW FOR € 49,95

For over 45 years the Japanese Air Self Defense Force flew with the beloved F-4 Phantom. 140 F-4EJ Phantoms flew within 6 Squadrons in the air defence and ground attack role and lateron 14 RF-4E Phantoms were purchased for photo reconnaissance missions.
In 2020 the two last Japanese F-4 Squadrons, flying from Hyakuri Air Base near Tokyo, will retire their Phantoms. This book covers some of the final flights of the F-4EJ's from 301 Tactical Fighter Squadron and the RF-4E(J)'s from 501 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron.

Syonara Phantoms does not only gives you beautiful pictures of the F-4's made during the Hyakuri Air Festival in 2019 and some 'normal' flying days, but also gives you a lot of information about the introduction of the F-4 in Japan, tasks and weaponary and the Squadrons history.

Pre-order this book now (A4, 54 pages, hardcover) for € 49,95 (excluding shipping costs) by sending an e-mail to or going to

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