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P-47: The Phantom Fighter P-47: The Phantom Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

P-47: The Phantom Fighter - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Side-scrolling shooter. Guide your WWII aircraft through enemy territory wiping out aircraft and bases on your way to the mission objective to be destroyed. Collect the many power-ups to help you on your way.

P-47: The Phantom Fighter was produced by Jaleco in 1988.

Jaleco released 98 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Jaleco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Jaleco during the time period P-47: The Phantom Fighter was produced include: Bases Loaded, Butasan, Psychic 5, Ginga NinkyouDen, Exerizer, Legend Of Makai, Makai Densetsu, Iga Ninjyutsuden: Itsushin no Kaku, Kick Off, and Kazan


Name P-47: The Phantom Fighter
Developer Jaleco (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8950
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bombs/Missles
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel P-47: The Phantom Fighter Bezel Image
Control Panel P-47: The Phantom Fighter Control Panel Image
Side Art P-47: The Phantom Fighter Side Art Image
PCB P-47: The Phantom Fighter PCB Image

P-47: The Phantom Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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COPY OF: P-47: The Freedom Fighter

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op P-47: The Phantom Fighter Census

There are 14,948 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,545 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,379 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Common - There are 30 known instances of this machine owned by P-47: The Phantom Fighter collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 21 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a P-47: The Phantom Fighter machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra P-47: The Phantom Fighter circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


This game is based on a standard Jaleco platform (using twin 68K CPU's) that is used on a few other games (e.g. The Astyanax). It is coded MB8842 with an MB8843 ROM daughter card. Changing the ROM card changes the game.


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