Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
And she's in full grunt!
I knew you'd like this.
Not many in the US, but several other air forces still use them. Over 5000 built.
Privately owned F4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNV73Y7rDLk
I worked on this A/C for most of my Navy Career. It's like an old friend that was sometimes real bitchy. Also, worked on F-8, A-6, and F-14. All gone from active service now. It doesn't seem that long ago, but I've been retired 31 years on 5/31/2016. Sigh.... Where did it go.
I remember when the Marines at Cherry Point first got their F-18s....they had the F-4s mothballed with canopy covers and air-conditioners, maintained flight worthy....I don't think upper command knew they had 'em....seemed they had those things for years....but then again, maybe I was dreaming...