A-4 Skyhawk

Top Aces completes first ‘Adversary Air’ training mission with upgraded A-4 Advanced Aggressor Fighter in Canada

Top Aces completes first ‘Adversary Air’ training mission with upgraded A-4 Advanced Aggressor Fighter in Canada

Top Aces A-4 Advanced Aggressor Fighter Top Aces, the world's leading provider of advanced adversary air (ADAIR) and joint terminal… Read More

3 weeks ago

In the 1970s the UK considered the sale of an aircraft carrier with a force of Sea Harriers to the Argentine Navy but it did not go through. Here’s why.

The Harrier Designed to meet a NATO specification for a light tactical support fighter that was also capable of Vertical/Short… Read More

2 months ago

A rare sight: Brazilian Navy A-4 Skyhawk conducting a Wave-off Over the George Washington aircraft carrier

Brazilian Navy A-4 Skyhawk conducting a Wave-off Over the George Washington Taken on May 19, 2024 the interesting photos in… Read More

2 months ago

US Navy A-4 pilot recalls when a WWI biplane made a simulated attack on his Skyhawk reaching a guns-tracking position only a few feet away from his A-4

World War I aircraft World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war… Read More

2 months ago

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk restored to its former glory by Fleet Readiness Center East at MCAS Cherry Point

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk restored to its former glory Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) artisans at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)… Read More

2 months ago

Israeli Air Force Fighter Pilot recalls when he landed his F-15 with One Wing Missing after a collision with an A-4

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the Air Force to… Read More

2 months ago

And here’s Argentina first F-16

Argentina first F-16 On Apr. 16, 2024, Argentina has finalised a deal to procure former Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF)… Read More

3 months ago

Here’s why aircraft camouflage can be very effective

Aircraft camouflage Camouflage, in the form of paint applied to aircraft, has been regularly studied and experimented with since the… Read More

3 months ago

Argentina signs letter of intent to buy 24 F-16 fighter jets from Denmark

Argentina signs letter of intent on the possible sale of 24 Danish F-16 fighter jets On Mar. 26, 2024 in… Read More

4 months ago

USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Douglas built 2,960 A-4 Skyhawk aircraft between 1954 and 1979. Built small to be cost effective and so… Read More

5 months ago

F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual

F-8 Crusader pilot Charlie Glasscock Aviation seems to be populated with more than its share of memorable personalities, especially carrier… Read More

5 months ago

The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The A-4 Skyhawk The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States… Read More

6 months ago

Argentine A-4 Pilots recall the (controversial) strike they undertook on Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible during the Falklands War

The A-4 Skyhawk Called the “Tinker Toy” because of its diminutive size, the A-4 Skyhawk bore the brunt of Naval Aviation’s strike effort… Read More

7 months ago

The forgotten, incredible story of the only time the two-seat TA-4F Skyhawk went to combat from a carrier flightdeck

The Navy had developed a hand-held laser, which allowed the aircraft crew to pinpoint the target themselves, but the single-seater… Read More

12 months ago

That time a Marine mechanic stole an A-4M Skyhawk attack aircraft for a joyride

The A-4 Skyhawk Douglas built 2,960 A-4 Skyhawk aircraft between 1954 and 1979. Built small to be cost effective and… Read More

1 year ago