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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BuNo of Skyhawks re-sold will be listed in their appropriate country or private company page. Weapons Systems were minimal. The A-4S first flew on July 14, Lecour, Capitan de Fragata Carlos S.
Wingspan would have been 10ft. Navy A-4B Skyhawk squadrons were assigned to provide fighter protection for anti-submarine warfare aircraft operating from some Essex -class U.
To meet training needs and to release single-seat air-frames for needed use in the Vietnam Conflict, in the Skyhawk contract was modified to permit construction of a two-seat version. It was a proposal for a long range all weather aircraft for delivery of a special weapons load at low atitudes.
McNamara apparently was surprised to discover that the two F4s were different aircraft. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A4D-6 proposal for engine and air-frame improvements utilizing the new FT engine, none built.
Nautical and Aviation Publishing Co. BuNo A-P on the ramp.
The A-4 skyhwwk the Indonesian Air Force from until The last A-4 fleet operators were VC-8, which retired its Skyhawks in New Zealand Ministry of Defence. Per article in “Wiki”: Integration of a multifunction and Head-up Display produced an advanced Lead in fighter trainer for the IAF’s future fighter pilots.
Nine of the first 19 A-4a were designated YA4D-1 for flight testing purposes. A4D-1 BuNo was the weapons systems test aircraft. Total 56 40 in and 16 more in Lovely build and weathering looks great. Off-Duty Photos No info yet.
On 13 Decemberall remaining Israeli A-4 Skyhawks were retired from service. Osprey Publishing Limited, Two French Super Etendards can be a4q to the right.
Retrieved August 28, Skyhawk Marine Units Non-U. Thereafter, modificatons were accomplished via Douglas-manufactured kits installed at Naval Aviation Repair Facilities. BuNo on the ramp.
Argentine A-4Q Skyhawk
Maximum take-off weight is 22, pounds, combat ceiling is 40, feet, and a combat radius of miles without re-fueling. The characteristic avionics pod “humpback” configuration was added to the A-4F after fleet deliveries began. Particular thanks go to f4h1phantom and Luis Pacheco I hope you like it, thanks for looking, Gareth Edited June 21, by goon.
Photo provided by Maximiliano Guillen.
A akyhawk of TA-4Js were built. The United States imposed an aircraft sale embargo on Argentina. Fuel from the leaking tank caught fire, creating a massive conflagration that burned for hourskilling sailors, and injuring Intwo A-4F air-frames BuNos and were reworked into the A-4M configuration for flight test purposes see below.
Minas Gerais was decommissioned and retired that year.
1/48 Argentinian Navy A-4Q Skyhawk – Ready for Inspection – Aircraft –
Many of the A-4S airframes were extensively re-built and modernized. The Skyhawk was the first U. Note the rudder has supporting ribs on the outside, rather then inside. When Iraq invaded Kuwait, the available Skyhawks flew attack missions against the advancing Iraqi forces from deserted roads after their bases were overrun. Pic1 Pic2 Unknown A-4P on the ramp. The A-4 was also designed to be able to make an emergency landing, in the event of a hydraulic failure, on the two drop tanks nearly always carried by these aircraft.
Powered by a Curtiss-Wright JWA engine, it had a one-piece windscreen, no tailhook or refueling probe, and the “sugar scoop” exhaust baffle was not yet conceived. Original Argentine serial numbering of to with side numbering of 3-A-3xx: Thus the wing structure was lighter with the same overall strength.