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McDonnell Douglas A-4E Skyhawk

2,996 merasmusthewizard  3.3 years ago

First flown in 1954, the A-4 was built to replace the older A-1 Skyraider. Small, fast, and highly maneuverable, the A-4 has served with forces around the world. The A-4 was used by the Blue Angels from 1974-1986. The last A-4s were retired from the Navy’s inventory in 2003, however private contractors still use them for dissimilar air combat training.

VTOL Down- Flaps/Slats
1- Jettison Center hardpoint
2- Jettison inboard hardpoints
3- Jettison outboard hardpoints
4- Tail hook
5- Landing lights
6- Navigation lights

This aircraft is fully carrier capable.

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General Characteristics

  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 26.8ft (8.2m)
  • Length 42.6ft (13.0m)
  • Height 18.2ft (5.6m)
  • Empty Weight 12,940lbs (5,869kg)
  • Loaded Weight 19,112lbs (8,669kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.763
  • Wing Loading 46.4lbs/ft2 (226.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 411.5ft2 (38.2m2)
  • Drag Points 4948

Parts

  • Number of Parts 146
  • Control Surfaces 9
  • Performance Cost 671
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    What are hardpoints?

    2.7 years ago
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    28.3k ChiChiWerx

    Nice build. More accurate than 95% of the Skyhawks on site.

    3.3 years ago
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    36.8k Trainzo

    Nice replica . Great job for a great plane .

    3.3 years ago
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    49.9k Tang0five

    Always appreciate good replicas from an iOS user!

    3.3 years ago
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    8,732 xYoshii_

    very good

    3.3 years ago
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    5,110 Carolean

    There are not enough A-4s on this site

    3.3 years ago
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    32.1k CRJ900Pilot

    Cool!

    3.3 years ago