Just curious...

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  1. Elvis

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    Did the navy use FJ Fury's (-3 and/or -4) during Vietnam?

    If so, were they used much?

    How successful were they?

    Didn't see much on the net and I always thought they'd be a better match to a Mig-17 or 19 than the F-4 Phantom II was.




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    I believe the Furies left the fleet in the late 50s. There might of been a few assigned to training squadrons but for the most part they were well gone by Vietnam.

    The F-4 did well against the MiG-17 or 19 if pilots flew them in the vertical. The radar was the big selling point for the F-4.
     
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    Ah, I see.
    I was thinking in a head-to-head dog fight situation, but you make a very good point.
    Thanks for that.

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