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Into the Dragon's Lair by N0T3R Into the Dragon's Lair by N0T3R
F-4 pulls vertical in fight versus MiG's after his Sparrow's miss. F-4 cutout and background are from a former members of SSW, can't remember who submitted them unfortunately.
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RaguLeader Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Excellent demonstration of why the F-4 is sometimes called the Triumph of Thrust Over Aerodynamics.  She couldn't turn with a MiG, but in a climbing or diving fight, she was unmatched.
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Yes, the classic Energy vs. Angles.  Thanks for the reply.
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thor1151 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
a 1 V 2 with a tight turning MIG is a bad thing.....but it looks like those MIGs have no interest in going vertical with the ol'F-4.  Besides, you can bet there is another "Fighting Shamrock" out there ready to pick one of those MIGs off!  I can almost smell the JP4....

Beautiful work as always my friend.  Just beautiful. 
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Thanks for the kind words.
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caniswolfe Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic artwork, free watch from myself! The "Greatest distributor of MiG Parts in the world!" Big old Phantom! 
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Thank you.
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jncarter Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent.

I think the BG and cutout were a Graham contribution.
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Ah, the glory days of SSW, good times.
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tapanlad Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
awesome photo, i used your photo in my app HD Wallpapers (HD Pix), Thanks.
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
Cool, thanks for letting me know.
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tapanlad Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
ya sure i will let you know.
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bramsonart Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
Very Nice!
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
Thanks.
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g33kb0y Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
great work!
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Thank you.
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N0T3R Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Thanks to all for the comments.
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Morhawkee Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
That's a gorgeous plane.
Good job :)
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m60hog Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
Realy good work. beutiful pic of the F-4.
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Sasha1378 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
When I think they didn't even put a cannon in this plane design... At least they added an external one later on...
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Large-T Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Brilliant! :clap:
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NavJAG Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Shamrocks rule! Fantastic work!
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melkorius Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Beautiful work! instant fav. :D
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GrahamTG Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool mate. Background is by Bob McKain. Cutout I think is mine ;) love the angle on this one, lovely afterburner effect.
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Medjugore Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
bright!
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