A-4M Skyhawk

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 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

3 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

9 months ago

The story of the Marine mechanic who stole an A-4M Skyhawk for a joyride

Lance Cpl. Howard Foote wanted to be a fighter pilot but an injury prevented him from qualifying. On Ju. 4,… Read More

3 years ago

The Argentine Air Force wanted to replace its A-4 fleet with F/A-18s or F-16s instead had to buy 34 former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The first A-4AR Fighting Hawk (in recognition of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, which was the source of its new avionics)… Read More

3 years ago

Argentina Has Not Bought KAI FA-50 Yet

Korea Aerospace Industries has not received confirmation that it has won an order to supply the FA-50 to Argentina. Korea… Read More

5 years ago

A QUICK LOOK AT FLYING LEATHERNECK AVIATION MUSEUM A-4M SKYHAWK “EASTER EGG”

The “Easter Egg” A-4M Skyhawk, nicknamed for its unique color and design, was made specifically for the Marine Corps as… Read More

7 years ago