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<!--BEGIN SPECIFICATIONS--> A-4 Skyhawk Specifications Primary Function: Attack/training aircraft Contractor: McDonnell Douglas Crew: One; two in trainer versions Unit Cost: N/A Powerplant One P&W J-52-P-408A non-afterburning, turbojet engine rated at 11,220 lb thrust Dimensions Length: 41 ft, 8.5 in (including IFR probe) Wingspan: 26 ft, 6 in Height: 14 ft, 11.88 in Weights Empty: 10,250 lb Max. Takeoff: 22,500 lb Performance Speed: 701 mph Ceiling: 40,000 ft Range: 720 miles (with max. ordnance) Armament Two Mk.12 20-mm cannons; bombs, rockets, ASMs, AIM-9 AAMs Service Life First Flight: June 22, 1954 (prototype) August 14, 1954 (A-4A) March 26, 1956 (A-4B) August 21, 1958 (A-4C) End of Service: N/A Number Built: A-4A (166) + A-4B (542) + A-4C (638) + 1614 others [2,960 total] <!--END SPECIFICATIONS--> <!--BEGIN ACHIEVEMENTS--> A-4 Skyhawk Achievements The A-4 is one of the greatest jet aircraft ever to have served with the USN and US Marines. The Skyhawk still flies with some of the air forces of the world, nearly 50 years after first entering service. The A-4 was among the frontline of the US Navy and Marines for attack missions over Vietnam. <!--END ACHIEVEMENTS--> <!--BEGIN FEATURES--> <!-- A-4 Skyhawk Features --> <!--END FEATURES--> <!--BEGIN BACKGROUND--> <!-- A-4 Skyhawk Background --> <!--END BACKGROUND-->
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