Phantoms and Angels: Blue Angels F-4 Phantom Teams
A Unique History
Precision, team work, unending dedication to perfection. Since its formation in 1946, these have been the traditions of the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron - the Blue Angels.
From 1969 to 1973, the Blue Angels flew the F-4J Phantom II, a high-performance jet fighter which flew more than 1,600 miles per hour and achieved altitudes in excess of 100,000 feet.
For the first time, read the first hand accounts of the Blue Angels who flew on the wings of the F-4 Phantom.
Hear the stories of the Blue Angel crew who worked tirelessly on their complex aircraft, ensuring the success of each flight demonstration.
Be inspired by their personal stories of sacrifice, dedication, and courage.
Experience the history of the Blue Angels flying the F-4 Phantom!
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