Looking Back at the Phinal Phantom Retirement at Holloman AFB in 2016

Photos by Scott Zeno and Alice Leong, first published in Photorecon.net in 2017

December, 2016 saw the final flights of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II for the US Air Force. The final aircraft were QF-4 versions… target drones that were replaced with the “new” QF-16 Viper.

There was much revelry and retelling of “tales of old”. Here are many of the photos we ran in Photorecon.net in early 2017 of that epic week when the F-4 Phantom was retired from US Air Frce service:

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