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Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

A Douglas A-4 Skyhawk formally with Marine Attack Squadron 324 attached to Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, Calif., fires a rocket Sept. 4, 1976. There were a total of only 2,960 A-4s made before the Douglas Aircraft Company stop manufacturing them. (Photo courtesy of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum)



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This work, Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [Image 3 of 6], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.04.1976

Date Posted:07.20.2012 15:46

Photo ID:629326

VIRIN:120719-M-RB277-001

Resolution:5877x3798

Size:8.37 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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