McDonnell Douglas Marine Aircraft

RF-4B Phantom

McDonnell Douglas RF-4B Phantom II

RF – Type (Reconnaissance Fighter); 4 – (Numerical Designation); B – (Version or Variant) The McDonnell Douglas RF-4B was the photo reconnaissance version of the versatile F-4 Phantom II. It first flew on March 12, 1965 with the first delivery going to Marine Composite Utility Squadron Three (VMCJ-3), based at MCAS El Toro, in May […]

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McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet
14 NOVEMBER 2013

McDonnel Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is proud to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the F/A-18 Hornet. Below is a snapshot of the aircraft and its significance throughout history: The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multi-role combat jet, designed to dogfight and attack ground targets (F/A designation for Fighter/Attack). […]

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