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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Douglas A-4 Skyhawk – Wikipedia

BuNo A-P on the ramp. A total of TA-4Js were built. Trainer versions of the Skyhawk remained in Navy service, however, finding a new lease on life with the advent of “adversary training”, where the nimble A-4 was used as a stand-in for the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG in dissimilar air combat training DACT.

A-4 Skyhawk jets are among those being offered. Retrieved from ” https: The A-4 pioneered the concept a-4 “buddy” air-to-air refueling. Retrieved 5 August National Museum akyhawk Naval Aviation. Improvements incorporated in the A4D-2 A-4B Skyhawk were a stronger, “inside-out” rudder construction; a pressure fueling system with a probe for air-to-air refueling; external fuel tanks; stronger landing gear; additional navigation equipment; an improved air-to-ground ordnance delivery system; and an externally-carried “buddy store” package for air-to-air fueling of other aircraft.

A-4Q Skyhawk 3-A launching from the 25 de Mayo. The dirt looks perfect! Per article in “Wiki”: Third Escuadrilla Skyhawk Formation.


A-4Q “Skyhawk II” 3-A Armada Argentina JP – Aviationgraphic

The vertical stabilizer was squared off at the top, skybawk after the war with Egypt they were fitted with an exhaust pipe extension to reduce their infrared signature. It never made it past the drawing board stage. Earl Shilton, Leicester, UK: The skyhwak is of cruciform designwith the horizontal stabilizer mounted above the fuselage. Later in their service lives these aircraft acquired Radar Warning Receivers and antenna on the nose and tail.

Forums New posts Search forums. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat The A-4H configuration included removal of the avionics “humpback,” and installation of a modified IFF system and a drag chute.

Argentine Navy Third Escuadrilla Tábano

Gann, redrawn by Bud Southworth. The first training models arrived inwith the first batch of Skyhawks. Sweet, I have the A-4C on the bench at the moment.

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In Octoberit was decided due to maintenance issues that the A-4 Skyhawk fleet would be withdrawn and replaced by more modern aircraft, able to perform equally well in the training role and, if required, close support and interdiction missions on the battlefield. The original APQ mapping and ranging radar was retained. The “R” designation was skipped. Retrieved August 28, The last A-4 fleet operators were VC-8, which retired its Skyhawks in This conclusion was calculated with data gained from runway based tests at Nowra and not from an actual test flight to the deck.


The delta wingedsingle turbojet engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Companyand later by McDonnell Douglas. A-4 Skyhawk Association Skyhawks Forever!

It was originally designated A4D under the U. These aircraft were acquired in two batches of 10 Skyhawks in andand were syhawk used to provide air defence for the fleet. Navy call for a jet-powered attack aircraft to replace the older Douglas AD Skyraider later redesignated A-1 Skyraider. Captain Walsh ejected safely and was the last U.

Archived from the original on 10 July Delivery of -a4q Skyhawks began in January I think the weathering is spot on as naval aircraft always seem to get mucky. From on, Navy Skyhawks were the first aircraft to be deployed outside of the U.

Wings of FameVolume 4. Due to the declining relationship between Indonesia and the Soviet Union, there was a lack sskyhawk spare parts for military hardware supplied by the Communist Bloc.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. In addition radio call signs of 3-A through 3-A were painted on both sides of the mid-fuselage. Pictorial History of American Adversarial Aircraft.