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A-4E Skyhawk

NAMBP A-4E Skyhawks on the Flighline
NAMBP A-4E Skyhawks on the Flightline

  • Primary Function: Single-seat carrier borne attack bomber.

  • Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Corporation

  • Power Plant: One Pratt & Whitney J52-P-408 turbojet engine producing 11,200 lbf (static pounds of thrust).

  • Length: 40 feet 3 inches (12.22 meters)

  • Wingspan: 27 feet 6 inches (8.38 meters)

  • Height: 14 feet 11 inches (4.57 meters)

  • Maximum Speed: 585 knots (673 miles per hour)

  • Maximum takeoff weight: 24,500 pounds (11,136 kilograms)

  • Range: 2,000 miles (1700 nautical miles)

  • Armament: Two 20mm Colt Mk 12 cannons. 

  • Crew: 1

  • Introduction Date: 1961

A-4E Skyhawk on Display with an AQM-37 Target Drone
A-4E Skyhawk on Display with an AQM-37 Target Drone

 

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