Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
The modernisation of Brazil’s McDonnell Douglas AF-1B/C Skyhawk fighter-interceptor/ground attack aircraft fleet has been completed by Embraer, with the final example being handed back to the Brazilian Navy during a ceremony on April 20
Former F-15 pilot Colonel Doug Dildy (USAF Ret), with the assistance of Hernan Casciani and Pablo Calcaterra, analyse the battle for air superiority over the Falklands in this first of a two part feature which was published originally in Aviation News April 2012 issue
Salvador Huertas spoke with Pablo Marcos Carballo who flew the A-4 Skyhawk during the Falklands War and gives a fascinating insight from the Argentine Air Force perspective and recounted one of his combat missions in the July 1991 issue of AirForces Monthly
Douglas Aircraft Company’s A-4 Skyhawk was a well-loved aeroplane. Here’s 10 facts to commemorate one of the best Naval fighters of the US!
While Argentina’s A-4AR Fighting hawks are among the last examples of the Skyhawk in active military service, they continue to support front-line roles and played an important part in air policing for the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Santiago Rivas reports