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Douglas A-4 Skyhawk: Aircraft profile

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The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a carrier-capable ground-attack aircraft designed for the United States Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk: An air-to-air right side view of an Attack Squadron 127 (VA-127) A-4 Skyhawk aircraft.Douglas A-4 Skyhawk: An air-to-air right side view of an Attack Squadron 127 (VA-127) A-4 Skyhawk aircraft.

The delta winged "Skyhawk", powered by a single turbojet was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company (later McDonnell Douglas). The "Skyhawk" was originally designated the A4D under the US Navy's pre-1962 designation system.

Douglas A-24 dive bomber: Aircraft profile

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German success with dive bombers in Poland and France convinced the U.S. Army to acquire its own dive bombers, and in 1941 the Army Air Corps ordered the Douglas Dauntless, which was already in production for the U.S. Navy.

Douglas A-24 dive bomber: Douglas A-24 in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)Douglas A-24 dive bomber: Douglas A-24 in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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