On June 24, 1968 in Chu Lai, Vietnam Major Ralph K. Park's A-4 aircraft settled back onto the runway after takeoff rupturing the. The aircraft slid down the runway leaving a trail of flames behind it; approaching.The end of the runway Park ejected. Park suffered a fractured ankle and first and. Second degree burns and the Skyhawk received major damage and was transferred to the rework facility in. The A-4M is the dedicated Marine Corps version with improved avionics and more powerful J52-P-408 engine, enlarged cockpit.
Angle Rate Bombing System (ARBS) with TV and laser spot tracker, only 158 were built. Model has some missing paint, discoloration, worn and missing decals, crack in the base, missing tip on refueling probe and overall wear. Approximate measurements: Wingspan 7", length 9.75", height (including stand) 6. The item "Vintage Douglas A-4M Skyhawk Desktop Model Military Marine Jet Aircraft CO Owned" is in sale since Monday, January 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Aviation\Military Aircraft\Desk & Shelf Models".
The seller is "bluewatersalvage" and is located in Gonzalez, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.