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I know "another" F-4 Phantom topic though not a completely new topic I though it needed its own topic and thread. First two photos are of my cockpit based on the Navy version then the USAF version. I am modifying the Tamiya cockpit to the primary structure common to all versions of the F-4 Phantom. The goal is to create a single basic cockpit tub that will accommodate equipment and additional structure necessary to allow a "plug & play" approach to the Phantom cockpit. I am hoping to be able to use the same basic cockpit structure with hopefully minor adjustments to fit the Revell "new" tool Phantoms as well. Though I knew from personal work experience that the Aft Bulkhead in the Forward Cockpit also served as the Forward Bulkhead for the Aft Cockpit I had been working the Tamiya cockpit as molded. I simply could not get the Aft cockpit Radar Scope to sit at the proper angle. This condition affects either the USAF or USN style cockpit so the answer was to do as the original designers did and use the same canted bulkhead for both cockpits. Here is what the difference is. Here is my third iteration TAFN Barry