Whalers

TALKS TO AIRCREW WHO FLEW THE A-3 SKYWARRIOR, ONE OF THE LARGEST AIRCRAFT EVER OPERATED FROM A CARRIER

COLD WAR A3 SKYWARRIOR

An A3D-2 of VAH-4 Detachment E is catapulted from the USS ‘Bon Homme Richard’ in 1962.
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Nicknamed the ‘Whale’ due to its size, when the Douglas Skywarrior entered service it was the heaviest aircraft ever to operate from an aircraft carrier and one of only two strategic bombers to enter service with the US Navy – the other being the North American AJ Savage.

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