F-4 Phantom windshield win

Pilkington Aerospace has been awarded another contract to supply windshields for the F-4 PhantomThe F-4 Phantom, for which Pilkington Aerospace has secured a further contract to supply windshields.

Pilkington Aerospace has produced F-4 windshields and canopies on various contracts and purchase orders since the first F-4s went into production in 1960.Over the last 40 years thousands of transparencies have been produced for this aircraft as there were more than 5,000 of them built by McDonnell Douglas, now Boeing in St Louis, MO.

The aircraft is going out of service with the US Military, however, it is still being flown by many other countries including Egypt, Greece, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Germany and the UK.

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Date: 14 June 2002
Source: Pilkington

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