F4J flown by then CO of VF-143 “Pukin Dogs” on board Constellation.
I built this model and presented it to retired Captain Marland Townsand. He flew it when he was CO of VF-143. He went on to be the CO of Kitty Hawk prior to his retirement. He is one of the members of our little "Military Mafia" lunch bunch. A great bunch of gentlemen lunch mates and for whom I am proud to have built models of their aircraft also.
This is a Monogram 1/48 F4 and as such has played the roll of a J, a B, and, an S. Call it what you may but for this purpose it is a J
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