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Air Force Military Aircraft: A-1 & AD-6 Skyraider, Images by Wernher Krutein, Richard Neville, and PHOTOVAULT®

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The Douglas A-1E (AD-5) was the largest version of the Skyraider built. it featured a widened forward fuselage to seat two side-by-side, a 23 Inch increase In length, 50% Increase In the vertical tall surface area, deletion of the dive brakes, and the addition of four wing mounted 20mm cannon. Power was from a R-3350-28WA engine, with the prototype flying for the first time on August 17, 1951. Conversion kits could turn the A-1E into a VIP transport, medical evacuation plane, troop transport, utility cargo transport, or photo recon plane with five cameras. The designation change from AD-6 to A-1E took place in 1982. During the Vietnam War the Air Force acquired 150 A-lEs from the Navy, with these aircraft being processed through McClellan AFB.

U.S. Navy Bu. No. 132463 C/N 9480; was one of 212 AD-5s built by Douglas at their El Segundo, California plant. It was accepted by the Navy In February 1954 and sent to VMA-331 (USMC) at NAS Miami, Florida. In March 1959 it was assigned to FASRON 3 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, with deployments to NAF Naples, Italy in April 1959; and USS Forrestal in August 1960. In January 1961 It went to VA-176 aboard USS Shangri-La, then going aboard USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in May 1981; and returning to NAF Naples, Italy in July 1961. Its last unit was with the VA-65 on the USS Intrepid in September 1961, durIng which it deployed aboard USS Enterprise from August to October 1962. It was retired in July 1963 and was flown to McLlelan AFB in a C-5 on October 29, 1985. The aircraft is displayed in the markings of the lst Special Operations Squadron, 14th Special Operations Wing USAF durIng the VIetnam War.


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United Kingodom: Avro: Shackleton, De Havilland: DH110 Sea Vixen, DH112 Sea Venom, Fairey: Gannet, Hawker: Sea Fury, Hawker Siddeley: Harrier, Saunders-Roe: Skeeter, Westland: Wessex, Whirlwind
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