Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 - 85 (all Marks And Variants) by Tony HoskinsDouglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 - 85 (all Marks And Variants) by Tony Hoskins

Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 - 85 (all Marks And Variants)

byTony Hoskins

Hardcover | December 12, 2017

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The Skyraider became legendary for its ability to soak up battle damage and still keep flying. It was eventually replaced in the US Navy by the swept-wing jet A-6 Intruder and A-7 Corsair. Radar-equipped Skyraiders were operated by the Royal Navy (1951-62) as airborne early warning aircraft, while the French Air Force bought ex-US Navy Skyraiders for use in the Algerian War in the 1960s, and in the 1970s during the civil war in Chad where they were flown by French mercenary pilots.
Tony Hoskinsis a published author and Deputy Chief Engineer of Kennet Aviation, a warbird restoration company that operates its own fleet of Supermarine Seafires and the Douglas Skyraider. As well as carrying out aircraft restoration in his Sussex workshop, Tony supplies labour to several other warbird operators. Aside from aircraft re...
Title:Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 - 85 (all Marks And Variants)Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 12, 2017Publisher:Haynes Publishing UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785211358

ISBN - 13:9781785211355

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