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A-1H Details: ‘Lieutenant America’

by Mike Still on August 20, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

I shot these pics of a restored A-1H, “Lieutenant America”, at Lonesome Pine Regional Airport in Wise County, Va., back in 2011.For a restoration, this Skyraider compares well to photos from Wayne Mutza’s book on A-1’s in Vietnam, Bert Kinzey’s […]

A 38A Skyraider

This is my rendition of a Skyraider in the use of the Royal Swedish Air Force if the Sandy CSAR concept had been brought to the temperate and sub-arctic forests and mountains of the Scandinavian peninsula from the steaming jungles […]

S 38B Skyraider

By 1972 a number of the remaining Skyraiders in the Royal Swedish Air Force inventory were re-designated from A (attack) to S (spaning) for the new role as search and rescue aircraft to operate over the Baltic sea and the […]

FAA Skyraider Mk.1 & Tow Tractor.

by Julian Shawyer on August 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

This is a What-if I made a couple of years ago in the markings of a Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm Skyraider. The Royal Navy had in fact, operated the AD-4W early warning Skyraider, designated AEW.1 and flown by 849 […]

Douglas Skyraider A-1H

by Christian WERY on September 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

This model is the Tamya 1/48 A-1H Skyraider kit from Us Navy (USS Midway). I got CMK complementary set (n°4017) but except internal details under the right exhaust pipes, it’s not very interesting given the complete and detailed original Tamya […]

1/48 Tamiya A-1H Skyraider VA-25 Fist of the Fleet

by Brian Scott on December 7, 2015 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Here is the awesome Tamiya Skyraider. Decals from After burnder Yankee Station Mig Killer. Painted with Tamiya paints and weatherd with Mig wash. Cheers Brian

RIP: Bernie Fisher

by Tom Cleaver on September 11, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I noted that MAJ Bernard “Bernie” Fisher, the first USAF MoH honoree in Vietnam, died this past month. Going through my photos, I found these shots of my 1/48 A-1E built back in 1998. The kit is a mishmash of […]

1/48 scale Monogram A-1H Skyraider

by Ramon R. Lomeli on August 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hello all! In the hopes of instigating another flash mob group build, I present to you my Monogram A-1H Skyraider that I had finished a couple years ago. I built it for a buddy of mine to represent his uncle’s […]

A-1H Skyraider aboard USS Midway June, 1965

by Frank Cronin on July 26, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

During the Viet Nam War the Skyraider saw extensive service. Aside from attack duties, it was used in various forms as transports, ambulances, freighters, target tugs, and rescue helicopter escorts. Twice, Skyraiders from VA-25 and VA-176 engaged in air to […]

Hasegawa’s 1/72 A-1H Skyraider, USN Vietnam

This was one of those kits that you really enjoy building. Just enough detail to really not need any AM bits other than a choice of decals. Other than the aforementioned decals, it was OOB. Something different as there are […]