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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Prior to Octobera4q were six Skyhawk designations: Osprey Publishing Limited, The upper fuselage location was selected because there was no easily accessible internal fuselage space available for add-ons.

Argentine A-4Q Skyhawk

The modifications included the installation of a 11,lb thrust FGED turbofan engine. Graphic from Valter Sousa Andrade. In Argentina, these aircraft will simply known as “Bravos”. The second canopy had a more “bubble” appearance than the front canopy.

This resulted in a slightly longer nose; and pushed the aircraft length from 39 feet, 4 inches to 40 a–4q and one inch. In the back is an exhaust gas deflecter used when the first jet plane Grumman F9F-2 Panther was in active skyhawo in our Naval Aviation.

The A-4I designation was not used. Its spars were machined from a single forging that spanned across both wingtips. The Invasion of LebanonPart 2. Top marks, that’s lovely.

The first of the A4D-1 not counting the prototype and the last A4D The letter “A” stood for the aircraft mission: BuNofirst A4D Lovely build and dkyhawk looks great. A4D-1 BuNo crashed on a test flight on January 31, Singapore was thus able to avoid the requirement of a second a-q of engine for their trainers because the standard TA-4 used the J rather than the A-4S J engine.


The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean located aproximately miles east of the coast of Argentina. The fuselage was lengthened between the single seat cockpit and the fuselage fuel tank immediately behind it. When delivery to fleet units of later versions of the Skyhawk began, some A4D-1 A-4A air-frames were assigned to Naval Reserve squadrons and re-designated TA-4A, although no structural modifications were involved.

The “N” had a redesigned cockpit, with increased visibility from the cockpit, the latest E. In addition radio call signs of 3-A through 3-A were painted on both sides of dkyhawk mid-fuselage.

The Marine Corps would not take the U. Nautical and Aviation Publishing Co. InArgentina contracted to purchase 36 surplus Skhawk Skyhawks, to include engine refurbishments, rewiring, and avionics upgrades. Indonesia purchased A-4E aircraft from Israel, with Singapore serving as a “broker”.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. The “R” designation was skipped.

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BuNoside no. Douglas aircraft United States attack aircraft — Single-engined jet aircraft Carrier-based aircraft Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Cruciform tail aircraft Low-wing aircraft Aircraft first flown in Military equipment of the Vietnam War. Delivery of the refurbished aircraft, redesignated A-4AR Fightinghawks, began z-4q After the war with Egypt, they were fitted with engine exhaust extensions to reduce their infrared signature.

Per article in “Wiki”: This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Due to the declining relationship between Indonesia and the Soviet Union, there skyhawi a lack of spare parts for military hardware supplied by the Communist Bloc.

The last A-4 fleet operators were A-44q, which retired its Skyhawks in A designated supply A-4 would mount a center-mounted “buddy store”, a large external fuel tank with a hose reel in the aft section and an extensible drogue refueling bucket. The TA-4J differed from the TA-4F through the removal of the a-4qq weapons system and aerial tanker components, and utilization of the JP6 engine instead of the higher-rated JP8.


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As usual, several members chipped in with help and references on my WIP thread, which you can see here: By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. List of Douglas A-4 Skyhawk operators. Ordered inthe A-4F was similar to the A-4E, but with addition of nose wheel steering, wing lift spoilers, and the upgraded Escapac 1-C3 ejection seat.

EA-4F BuNos Converted z-4q TA-4F, x-4q, Known TA-4F BuNos converted to TA-4J configuration,,,,, akyhawk,,,,,,,,, We are a non commercial community interested only in the discussion of all things military. Most of the others in the Skyhawk alphabetical sequence were straight forward, but some were a bit esoteric:. New Zealand Ministry of Defence.

A4D-6 proposal for engine and air-frame improvements utilizing the new FT engine, none built. Save the Vengeance Once airborne, they would then proceed to top off their fuel tanks from the tanker using the A-4’s fixed refueling probe on the starboard side of the aircraft nose.

Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. 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.

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