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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

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AD-4N
DO7705  

NA-1E 
DO7602

A-1
DO01002RR

A-1
DO01003RR

A-1
DO01004RR

Conceived as a replacement for the SBD dive-bomber, the AD-1 made its first flight on 18/MAR/1945. Eventually 3180 a/c would be built. It was used extensively in Korea & Vietnam in a close-support role for both ground troops and rescue missions.

General:

Type: Fighter/Bomber

Crew: 1

Seating: 8

First Flight: 18/Mar/1945

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

40' 0"

15' 9.875"

50' 0.25"

lbs.

24872 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

2700 hp

Wright R-3350

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1500 miles

325 mph

240 mph

0 ft/sec

26200 ft

Armament:

4x20mm cannon and a wide assortment of bombs, rockets, mines, flares, grenades, & gun pods.

     

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