The A-4P and A-4Q series were “re-manufactured” A-4Bs sold to BuNo of Skyhawks re-sold will be listed in their appropriate country or. Teniente de Fragata Zubizarreta, A-4Q 21 MAY 82 Sixteen A-4Q Skyhawks were purchased for the Argentine Navy for use on its. Here is my 1/48 A-4Q Skyhawk converted from the Hasegawa E/F kit with the Aconcagua resin set. This model depicts 3-A from 1st Air.

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The rudder was constructed of a single panel reinforced with external ribs.

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The modifications included the installation of a 11, lb thrust FGED turbofan engine. BuNo A-P on the ramp. From on, Navy Skyhawks were the first aircraft to be deployed outside of the U. He was released as skyhaw, POW on 12 February After the Desert Storm war, the Kuwaiti Skyhawks were retired from service, but stored in near-pristine condition, and eventually sold to Brazil see above.

Integration of a multifunction and Head-up Display produced an advanced Lead in fighter trainer for the IAF’s future fighter pilots. The aircraft’s five hardpoints support a variety of missiles, bombs and other munitions.


Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

BuNo carrying a “Buddy Store” on the centerline stores station demonstrates the new in-flight capability as both receiver and deliverer.

The Skyhawk proved to skyhawi a relatively common United States Navy aircraft export of the postwar era. Sign up for a new account in our community. A-4Q Skyhawk 3-A – about The “R” designation was skipped. Nautical and Aviation Publishing Co.

InBrazil purchased 23 surviving Kuwaiti q. The vertical stabilizer was squared off at the top, and after the war with Egypt they were fitted with an exhaust pipe extension to reduce their infrared signature. Thus the wing structure was lighter with the same overall strength. Osprey Publishing Limited, For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Starting inIsrael purchased A-4s, plus another 46 that were transferred from U. The fuselage was lengthened between the single seat cockpit and the fuselage fuel tank immediately behind it.

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Skyhawks were the U. The IAF also operated two-seat models, for operations as well as advanced training and retraining.

Thereafter, modificatons were accomplished via Douglas-manufactured kits installed at Naval Aviation Q-4q Facilities. Douglas had submitted an earlier proposal known internally as the A4D-6, or A-4F not to be confused with the later produced A-4F. At the time, the F-4 Phantom was just beginning to be exploited to its full potential as a fighter and had not performed as well as expected against the smaller North Vietnamese MiG and MiG opponents.


3-A-304 Douglas A4Q Skyhawk Armada Argentina

Third Escuadrilla Skyhawk Formation. Events 15 October The second canopy had a more “bubble” appearance than the front canopy. Archived from the original on 22 June Views Read Edit View history. This site uses cookies! With three external stores station, it could deliver weapons utilizing an improved weapons delivery system. McDonnell and McDonnell Douglas military aircraft and spacecraft.

Note that the customer’s serial number BuNo is the important number when identifying an aircraft. The extended tailpipe gave greater protection against heat-seeking surface-to-air missiles.

New Zealand Ministry of Defence. This designation saw little useage. Retrieved 14 April InSingapore purchased an additional 86 Skyhawks from U.