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Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

The team that worked to restore the “Easter Egg” A-4M Skyhawk stands in front of the finished aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 19. The A-4M Skyhawk was built in 1979 and only 2,690 were built.



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This work, Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [Image 6 of 6], by Cpl Raquel Barraza, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.19.2012

Date Posted:07.20.2012 15:45

Photo ID:629323

VIRIN:120719-M-RB277-053

Resolution:2586x1749

Size:3.19 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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