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Here are a few shots of 2 Navy F-4N "Phantoms" making a late afternoon sunset return to NAS Miramar just outside San Diego, California, and showing some San Diego area landmarks. This would be from sometime in the mid 70's


This is the payware FSX F4B/N from Simworks Studios, freeware Bluesky southern cal scenery, and FSX ActiveSky 16 weather


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Approaching the coast you can see Mission Bay and the La Jolla area ahead of the airplanes and Point Loma coming up on the right side. Miramar is just out of sight off the right edge of the shot and up from Mission Bay




Descending over Coronado you can see the curve of the Silver Strand in the background and the red roofs of the famous beachfront Hotel Del Coronado




Inland and turning towards homeplate. Montgomery Field (KMYF) is in view just over the left glareshield with Miramar (KNKF) in the distance




Lined up on final for Runway 24R at Miramar








Rolling out and turning off the active as a full moon rises in the background





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Amazing shots accompanied by excellent specific descriptions of ground in screenshots. That is what makes screenshots more efficient!! The San Diego beach surfers will thank you for waking them up with your sonic boom so that they can hit beaches early to catch some waves!!!






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Beautiful set of shots! Always enjoy seeing the Phantom's.

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I like the super moon in the last shot. :cool: :cool: :D


Thanks Larry! I just went back and looked at the moon! That is fantastic. I was so overpowered by the look of the Dueces, I didn't rally notice.




Thanks You Really Outdid Yourself!



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