1/32 Tamiya F-4C Phantom Wild Weasel

“Brain Damage”

Gallery Article by Gary Hatherly on Mar 2 2017



This is the F-4C Wild Weasel 'Brain Damaged". Flown by Captains Tom Floyd and Allan Palmer during the Linebacker 1 & II Air Campaigns over North Vietnam in 1972.

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The kit is a Tamiya F-4 C/D kit with the following Aftermarket Accessories:

  • Verlinden F-4D Cockpit Set PE 

  • GT Resin F-4C WW Limited Edition Conversion Set 

  • GT Resin AGM-45 Shrike Missiles with LAU-34 Launch rails 

  • GT Resin AIM-7E2 Sparrow Missiles 

  • GT Resin J-79 Exhaust Set 

  • GT Resin F-4 USAF Seamless Intakes 

  • Decals by Quirky ( Tony T.) and Fantasy for GT resin 

  • Brassin Resin F-4 USAF wheels and Tires, and Tail hook 

  • Master Models Metal Pitot tubes and AOA probe 

  • Aires Cockpit PE Set from their F-4S Cockpit. 

  • AirScale instrument, placard, and PE details for Modern Jet Cockpits!!! 

  • Eduard 

  • PE Color Interior Set, 

  • Exterior Set, 

  • Stencil Masks 

  • Canopy Masks

Paints used 

  • Master Model Finishes 

  • Tamiya Finishes 

  • Vallejo Paints 

  • Alclad finishes

Here is the build thread: http://forum.largescaleplanes.com/index.php?showtopic=62617. With more pictures and some of how I did the scratch building on the project.

Gary Hatherly

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Photos and text © by Gary Hatherly