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Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

The sun sets on several A-4 Skyhawks aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The Marine Corps used this aircraft until the early ‘90s after the Douglas Aircraft Company discontinued them in 1979. (Photo courtesy of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum)



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This work, Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [Image 2 of 6], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.19.2012

Date Posted:07.20.2012 15:46

Photo ID:629327

VIRIN:120719-M-RB277-003

Resolution:3603x2402

Size:2.15 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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