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A-4F “Skyhawk“ 4 VFC-12 JAV-10

ADVERSARY Fighter Squadron Composite Twelve (VFC-12) "The Fighting Omars" NAS Oceana, April 1991

Shirts Caps & More Featuring Warbird Aircraft from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Modern Era American

Douglas F3D Skyknight Don Feight-960

Soft Water

Vintage advertising -- found in my mother's basement, flea markets and various corners of the Internet -- dusted off and displayed for your viewing pleasure.

Douglas A-1 Skyraider

Tipo Avión de ataque Fabricante Douglas Aircraft Company Diseñado por Ed Heinemann Primer vuelo 18 de marzo de 1945 Generación 1º Introducido Años 1950 Retirado Años 1970 Usuario principal Marina y Fuerza Aérea de los Estados Unidos Producción 1945 - 1957 Especificaciones (A-1H Skyraider) Características generales Tripulación: 1 piloto Longitud: 11,84 m Envergadura: 15,25 m Altura: 4,78 m Superficie alar: 37,19 m² Peso vacío: 5.429 kg Peso cargado: 8.213 kg Peso máximo al despegue: 11.340 kg…

It Now Takes All the Running You Can Do To Keep in the Same Place

https://news.usni.org/2016/05/26/navy-lays-bare-fa-18-readiness-gaps-take-year-surge-air-wing Once upon a time, the Navy had the luxury of margin in its airplane inventory. In the mid-1950s, an air group might have three fighter squadrons or even four assigned to it. Since it would usually deploy on a carrier with only two, that meant the one left behind could be transitioning to a new type, which occurred much more often in those days. Up until then, these squadrons were only assigned "day"…

Douglas AD-5W (EA-1E) Skyraider s/n 135178 (1975) Eric Downing - Midwest Wild Relics Refuge Inc. N62466

Douglas AD-5W (EA-1E) Skyraider s/n 135178 (1975) Midwest Wild relics Refuge Inc. N62466 @ Detroit Willow Run Airport (KYIP), MI (Taxiing and folding wings)

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight 124630

Second Production version, initially powered by two 3,400 lbf (1,542 kgf) Westinghouse J34-WE-36 and later by two 3,600 lbf (1,635 kgf) Westinghouse J34-WE-38 turbojet engines, 565 mph (909 km/h) @ 20,000 ft (6,095 m), equipped with wing spoilers, autopilot and an improved Westinghouse AN/APQ-36 radar, 237 built. First flight: 14 February 1951. Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, CA Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar) (IATA: NKX, ICAO: KNKX, FAA LID…

Sun 'n Fun 2015: Show Highlights

Check out some of the coolest sights out at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In and Expo in Lakeland, Florida.

Photo of AD1 (N2AD) - FlightAware

FlightAware Aviation Photos: AD1(N2AD), KYIP

The Whale: Skywarriors Were Huge and Hugely Flexible Jets

The A3D Was Larger Than Life and Twice as Heavy But Did Every Job Exceedingly Well

Daily Afternoon Randomness (50 Photos)

Yes, Rosa has an iCHIVE. No, she's not wearing clothes.

1:72 Douglas F3D-3/F-10C "Skyknight"; aircraft "215" (s/n 51-336737) of VF-61 'Jolly Rogers' on board of USS Saratoga (CVA-60), Mediterranean Sea, early 1958 (Whif/kitbashing)

+++ DISCLAIMER +++ Nothing you see here is real, even though the conversion or the presented background story might be based historical facts. BEWARE! Some background: The Douglas F3D Skyknight (later designated F-10 Skyknight) was a United States twin-engined, mid-wing jet fighter aircraft manufactured by the Douglas Aircraft Company in El Segundo, California. The F3D was designed as a carrier-based all-weather night fighter and saw service with the United States Navy and United States…