On-board HMS Eagle heavy-duty steel plating had to be welded to the flight deck; and be cooled using water from the ship's fire hoses between flights, in order to stop it from melting[3]. Squads . Open Premium account. 8 comments. This site uses We recommend the following browsers Select Language Site search Donate Site search Donate Unlike other F-4s, British Phantoms have stock RWR in the odd square section mounted on top of the tail. Mk1. F-4B Phantom Decal Set 10: VMFA-531, VMFA-314 for Academy KA Models 1:48 KG-20014 + Actions Stash. The North America Mustang Mk. (2017). The Phantom FG.1, otherwise known as the F-4K, is a rank VI British jet fighter with a battle rating of 10.7 (AB/RB/SB). That will probably be changed in the future just like the FGR2 was. 14 posts • Page 1 of 1. Utilize oblique angles and the Phantom's blinding speed and unrivalled acceleration to get out of missile lock range, and use head-on passes to avoid IRM locks on targets you wish to get gun kills on, before extending out quickly with full afterburner. PHANTOM FG.MK1. Retrieved from. McDonnell-Douglas/BAC F-4K/M Phantom II. Feb 5, 2017 - Explore Barbara Murgatroyd's board "F4 Phantom" on Pinterest. Однако … The FG.1 kits and FGR.2 kits differ not only in decals but also in provision of extra parts, e.g. Title really. The AIM-9Ds do excellently when launched from 2.3-5.5 kilometers (1.5-2.5 miles) away, but not up close. F-4B Phantom Decal Set 9: VMFA-531, VMFA … Except that fg. The remaining Royal Navy Phantoms would serve on the HMS Ark Royal (R09) until her retirement. Pinterest. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. The Phantom's fantastic climb rate, as well as the FG.1's faster acceleration to maximum speed than any other F-4, including the FGR.2, gives it an excellent climb advantage over any and all opposition up to around 5,000 metres (16,500 feet), and with side-climbing can easily manage to get to 10,000 metres (33,000 feet) before anybody else can, save for F-4E's. The first method of engagement is a fairly standard low-risk hit-and-run pass. The FGR.2 also had different avionics, the radar was slightly different and additional functionality such as an inertial navigation / attack system was added, as well as modification needed to allow the FGR.2 to use a gun pod and reconnaissance pod, among other changes[4]. The Royal Navy received its first F-4K Phantoms, which carried the British designation FG.1, in April 1968. Get the lightning. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. This gives the F-4K an additional advantage in combat, as unlike other phantoms, it can from the outset detect enemy radar impulses and thus at least know the direction of enemy aircraft, as well as the likelihood that they have been detected on an enemy's radar. r/Warthunder. Aviation Theme Aviation Art Fly Drawing F4 Phantom British Armed Forces Mk 1 War Thunder Royal Air Force Cold War. The Rolls-Royce Spey engines gave British Phantoms notably different performance to their American counterparts. MK.1 is slightly faster? Prior to the Phantom's retirement from RAF service there had been a plan to retrofit them with an upgraded version of the Spey engine. The Story of the Rolls-Royce Spey. Why is the repair cost so damn high compared to the Phantom FGR.2? I feel so left out on this addition, I was hoping britain was gonna get a little more then a reskin. A missile is launched from the left of the Phantom, which is turning to the left. However, it is of note that the AIM-9D's seeker head is able to lock on and maintain a lock at much longer distances than either missile. The first F-4K prototype flew on 27 June 1966, with the First F-4M prototype flying on 17 February 1967. Royaume-Uni (de 1968 à 1992) Aéronautique navale britannique - La marine britannique devient le premier opérateur étranger du Phantom avec l'arrivée, dès 1968, de 48 F-4K Phantom (dénommés FG.1) au sein des unités. Which is best? We are not power leaping into a new era and the A-7D offers no real major "advantage" over what the Phantom can already do as CAS aircraft. The twin Rolls-Royce Spey 203 engines produce just over 9,000 kgf thrust when you are stationary- that is to say, on the runway- and over 10,000 kgf when you're travelling at near-supersonic speeds. Crossout . In the same year a new government was elected and in 1965 cancelled both the TSR-2 and P.1154 programmes on cost grounds, leaving the RAF without its much needed Canberra and Hunter replacements. Wishlist (12 mates) Stash (36 mates) Started (0 mates) Nobody. The Mustang Mk. Break into a missile while popping flares. F-104S; Re.2001 gruppo 22 (Premium) France. The Phantom FG.1 was not originally equipped to carry a gun pod while in Royal Navy service, following their transfer to RAF service they were modified in order to carry the SUU-23/A 20 mm gun pod (the same one used by the RAF Phantom FGR.2s). It requires little in the way of skill and little in the way of performance upgrades, as the FG.1 already has considerable engine power. The Phantom remained the UK's primary Air defence aircraft until it was gradually replaced by the Panavia Tornado; the last FG.1s retired on 30 January 1990, the last F.3s retired on 31 January 1991, and the FGR.2 left RAF service on 1 November 1992. Mirage IIIC; New cool mounted weapons for British aircraft! $59.99 Rank VI. McDonnell Douglas Phantom in UK service. This means it has a slightly easier time dodging missiles. While unlike other aircraft it does not give you a lead indicator, it is a useful tool for detecting and tracking targets that are not visible due to cloud, distance, or other such factors. Перейти к: навигация, поиск 5 ранг Великобритании Report Save. Searles, Dick. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. More information... People also love these ideas. F-86F-40; F-104A; F-104G; Italy. © 2010—2021 by Gaijin Entertainment. War Thunder. Материал из War Thunder Wiki. Keep your tail pointed away from enemy radars and the front of enemies. Un Phantom FG.1 de la Royal Air Force en approche d'un KC-135A pour un ravitaillement en vol, le 1 er septembre 1980. share. There are also fuel tanks in the wings. Accelerates braking by grabbing the brake cable on the deck of the aircraft carrier, Allows you to dramatically reduce the flight speed by releasing special flaps, Reduces braking distance when landing on any runway, Fireable blocks that can switch the attention of IR-guided missiles to themselves, 4 x AIM-9D Sidewinder air-to-air missiles, Wikipedia: McDonnell Douglas Phantom in UK service, [Wikipedia] McDonnell Douglas Phantom in UK service, [Thunder and Lightnings] McDonnell-Douglas/BAC F-4K/M Phantom II, https://wiki.warthunder.com/index.php?title=Phantom_FG.1&oldid=89805, 1 x 20 mm M61 cannon, belly-mounted (gunpod) (1,200 rpg), 8 x 1,000 lb G.P. Simply that we are fulfilling what we said we would do to continue working on expanding Rank VI. This method, while risky, is sometimes the only way you can evade close-range missiles such as the Hunter F.6's SRAAMs, the MiG-21MF and MiG-21SMT's R-60s and the Mirage IIIC's R550 Magics, as well as helicopter-mounted IRMs such as the 9M39 Igla on Russian helicopters, the AIM-92 Stinger on US helicopters, the British Starstreak, and the Mistral on French, German, and Italian helicopters. Open Golden eagles. PHANTOM FG.MK1. Thanks for the info. It was introduced in Update "Starfighters". They’re basically the same plane, though I was under the impression it was the FGR.2 that was the slightly better of the two, because the FG.1 is a Naval variant and suffers some downsides for that. Continue browsing in r/Warthunder. No off-topic discussions here please. Enlisted . Like the other British Spey Phantom, the Phantom FGR.2, this Phantom comes with AIM-9Ds, stock RHAW, and two turbofan engines that differentiate it from other Phantoms in the game. USSR Starter Pack. The Phantom pilot sees this, and switches off the afterburner in order to reduce heat signature. Side-climb high- around 8,000-9,000 metres will do- and attack those beneath you. Matra Magics are harder to evade using distance, but a similar rule applies, where having at least 3-5 kilometers between you and the enemy and travelling at an angle that obscures your engines from enemy aircraft helps massively in avoiding missile launches. It entered service during the 1960’s and is one of the most notable aircraft in military aviation history. Two aircraft programs were started to produce suitable replacements; the BAC TSR-2 was to be a highly advanced strike and reconnaissance aircraft to replace the Canberra. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 15:02. The Afterburner provides a large beacon-like heat signature that any IRM can track with a modicum of ease. I see none. In addition, don't let MiG-21s get close to you. Like the other British Spey Phantom, the Phantom FGR.2, this Phantom comes with AIM-9Ds, stock RHAW, and two turbofan engines that differentiate it from other Phantoms in the game. Le Phantom devient l'appareil de la patrouille acrobatique de l’USMC, les « … The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. Phantom FG.Mk.1 — это хороший истребитель, тем не менее он требует от пилота высокого умения и знания особенностей геймплея на «топовой» авиации. Pre-emptive manoeuvring to deprive the enemy of chances to lock is the first and foremost way to avoid getting blown out of the sky. These were assigned to 700P Naval Air Squadron (NAS), which … They should be the same but for some reason the FGmk1 has a 20000k Sl repair cost stock. 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