AD Skyraider

The story of when Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California

The story of when Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California

The AD Skyraider The airplane that became the AD (later redesignated A-1) Skyraider evolved from a Navy decision in 1943… Read More

2 months ago

The day Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California

When the Skyraider crashed into rough seas the future actor and director — 21 at the time — was en… Read More

3 years ago

Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri

“James Michener, author of The Bridges at Toko-Ri, was briefed in a similar way to the pilots who would be… Read More

5 years ago

Read these impressive Skyraider Survival Stories

Lieutenant William L. Harris, Jr., on his first combat mission, made a dive-bombing run on a hydroelectric plant north of… Read More

6 years ago

MEMBERS OF LEGENDARY VFA-195 DAMBUSTERS SQUADRON SPORT NEW, COOL HELMETS

An idea was formed to go back to basics and use the iconic eagle as part of VFA-195 helmets new… Read More

7 years ago