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Bob Little has Flown West

Bob Little, the test pilot of the F4H-1 Phantom in 1958, has flown west.  We were pleased to meet him in 2015 at the Phantom Conference in Tucson.  Our condolences go out to his family as we celebrate the Phirst in the Phantom.

PhanCon 2018 is Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to a lower than expected number of registrations, we have canceled Phantom Conference 2018.   All registrants will receive a refund of their conference fees.  We thank those who registered but there just wasn't enough to make the conference financially feasible.

F-4 Phantom II Society supports City of Alamogordo F-4 Relocation and painting

Past President Jim Thompson presents a check for $500.00 to Mr. Jim Talbert in support of the restoration and display of the QF-4E for the city of Alamogordo New Mexico on behalf of the F-4 Phantom II Society.

PhanCon 2018 Dates Announced - New Hotel Information

PhanCon 2018 will be held September 11-13, 2018 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia.  We will also take half day trips to Naval Air Station Oceana and the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach.  We plan to have the registration link up in June.

The registration link is not ready just yet but we have a hotel that you can secure right now.  

City of Alamogordo Awarded QF-4E 74-1625

The City of Alamogordo has been awarded a retired QF-4E airframe from the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron, Detachment 1, based at Holloman AFB.  Below is a Facebook Post from former 82nd ATRS, Det 1 Commander, and our friend, Lt. Col Ron "Elvis" King, USAF Ret.  

F-4 Phantom II 60th Anniversary T-Shirts and Patches Now Available!

F-4 Phantom II 60th Anniversary T-Shirts and Patches are now available in the F-4 Phantom II Society Store. Celebrate the Phantoms Diamond Anniversary in style! Go to the store link in the menu above for more information and to place an order.

Smoke Trails 23-2 Released

Smoke Trails 23-2 has just been released.  Members in good standing can download it immediately by logging in and going to the Members Only Smoke Trails tab.  All others may purchase it in the F4 Store in approximately 7 days.

UPDATE: Website Issue for Join/Renew

We believe we have solved the problem with the Join/Renew link.  Let the webmaster know if you encounter any issues.

For anyone who had sent a check to our treasurer, hang tight until it arrives and we will make sure you are registered.  Thank you for your patience.


Fred Sheffler, 1943-2018

The F-4 Phantom II Society is saddened to learn that a member of our family has passed.  Fred Sheffler was our Webmaster for many years and made our website what it is today.  He was a family man, a retired pilot for American Airlines, and a Mig Killer over Vietnam in the F-4 Phantom.   We will miss you, Fred.  Farewell, Shefftini and Blue Skies.

Smoke Trails 23-1 Has Been Released

Smoke Trails 23-1 is now available to active members for free download in the Members Only Smoke Trails tab.  Non-members will have access to Smoke Trails in about one week for sale in the F-4 Store.

Remembering our friend, Dave Wimmer

Dave was a Lifetime Member of the F-4 Phantom Society and our Vice President last year before stepping down because of health reasons.


PhanCon 2017 has been canceled.

Unfortunately, due to a low number of registrations ahead of the cutoff date, it is not financially feasible to hold the Conference this year.  We will miss seeing our friends but definitely plan to have our conference again in 2018.

Happy 59th Anniversary, Phantom!

On this date 59 years ago, the F4H-1 lifted off on her maiden flight.  Happy Birthday Phantom II!

PhanCon 2017 Dates Announced


PhanCon 2017 will be held October 9-11 at The National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.  More information will be posted when registration opens sometime in June.

New Standard Global F-4 Phantom Society T-Shirt


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