Mc Donnel Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

A-4F Skyhawk in colors of the Blue Angels, Navy stunt-team.

The Mc Donnel Douglas Skyhawk is a product of the 1950’s. A light attack/multi-role aircraft developed for use of a flightdeck that did service for the US Navy and US Marine Corps as well as several other Countries world-wide. About 3000 airframes were built of witch some are still in service well after the year 2000!

Developing Nation: United States of America
Task: Light Attack / multi-role
First Flight: August 14th 1954
First Delivery: September 1956
Crew: 1 or 2 in tandem
Wing Span: 8.38 m
Wing Area: 24.2 m²
Length: 12.27 m
Height: 4.57 m
Engine (s): (A-4M) non afterburning Pratt & Whitney J52-P-408 turbojet 1x
Weight: 4747 kg
Max.Take off weight: 11115 kg
Max. Speed: – 1100 km/h (sea-level)
– 1038 km/h with a 1815 kg bomb load
Max. Range: – 3305 km (ferry range)
– 545 km Combat-range with 1815 kg bomb load
Weapons: – Two 20 mm Colt Mk 12 cannons in wing roots.- A-4M max. ordnance of 4155 kg on one centerline and four underwing hardpoints including bombs, AIM-9’s, Bullpup and Maverick ASM’s
Countries that use the A-4 Skyhawk
Argentina
Brazil
Indonesia
Israel
Malaysia

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