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Kim Simmelink
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F4H-1 WINGTIPS
Ok, I have been working
on my new (version 15) master drawings for the F-4 Phantom.  I have chosen
to start from the beginning with the F4H-1. When I do master drawings, I
do a lot of research, looking at pictures, and so forth. I lay out a grid with
the Fu...
F4H-1 WINGTIPS
F4H-1 WINGTIPS
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F4H-1 Wingtips
F4H-1 Wingtips
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Working on my latest blog. If anyone has anything to add let me know.
The Radome Road to a 32-inch Radome
The Radome Road to a 32-inch Radome
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The Radome Road to a 32-inch Radome
*WORK IN PROGRESS* HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: During the design phase,
just as the mission of the F4H-1 changed several times, so did the radar that
was proposed to help the Phantom see its prey.  Early on, when the proposed
aircraft mission was ambiguous, ma...
The Radome Road to a 32-inch Radome
The Radome Road to a 32-inch Radome
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Conformal Weapons Carriage and the F-4
In the 1960s and 70s the Douglas Aircraft Company, a part of
McDonnell Douglas Corporation, maintained a program of airborne weapons
research and development known as the Advanced Armament Technology Program. This
programs focus was addressing problems with...
Conformal Weapons Carriage and the F-4
Conformal Weapons Carriage and the F-4
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OK, I know it has been a looooong time since I updated this blog. Not that I didn't want to, just that I was away from my computer for the last three years. But I'm back!!! I will be posting some new stuff over the next few months, not many illustrations, b...
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F4H-1 Intake Splitter Plates
After sharing a copy of my latest drawings with a few selected friends, I was told that the intake profile and splitter plates looked wrong.  They were kind enough to share a few pictures and sure enough, I missed the mark.  So I took the opportunity to res...
F4H-1 Intake Splitter Plates
F4H-1 Intake Splitter Plates
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All You Ever Wanted To Know About The J79 Turbojet Engine
YouTubes made by AgentJayZ of S&S Turbines about the J-79 engine. I find them a wealth of information and good clean fun. J79 – Turbine Engines: A Closer Look J79 Main Coupling Inside an Afterburner Max Power, Plus Afterburner – LOUD! Afterburner In Your ...
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Differences between the Phantom FG.1 and FGR.2
As I have begun to work on my master drawings for the FG.1 (F-4K) and the FGR.2 (F-4M) I have noticed several differences between the two that I have not found documented before.   Here are the differences I have noticed in the aft fuselage. The model F-4M ...
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US Navy F-4 EW development - Revisited
Ok, let’s try this again.  After much research and a huge amount of patience and help from Mike France and Craig Kaston, I think I can present a better picture of the sequence of EW fits to the Navy Aircraft.   I will be presenting these in several parts,...
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