Douglas A4D-2N/A-4C Skyhawk

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Tail of Douglas A4D-2N/A-4C Skyhawk on display in the Sea-Air Operations exhibition. In 1959, the A-4C went into production, with improvements in cockpit layout, safety features, radar equipment, and all-weather flying capability. Six hundred and thirty-eight A-4Cs were built, making it the most numerous A-4 model produced. In Vietnam, A-4s were used both in close support of ground troops and in attacking other ground targets in North Vietnam.


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