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Offline Richard S

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"Blues in A-4s"
« on: January 19, 2012, 11:45:12 AM »
In a recent post I expressed my opinion that the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (for which one of our own members, "Tracker," was a carrier-based pilot) was one of the most beautiful aircraft designs ever produced, right up there with the Spitfire and the P-51 Mustang. During the period 1974-86, the A-4F Skyhawk II was the plane flown by the Navy Flight Demonstration Team (the "Blue Angels"). Here is a video of "Blues in A-4s":

http://www.youtube.com/embed/Bwi8m4SIejE
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Re: "Blues in A-4s"
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2012, 11:50:50 AM »
Good info there, RS and nice video!    :)
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Re: "Blues in A-4s"
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2012, 12:16:11 PM »
MAN.............I'm dizzy after watching that preformance ???
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Re: "Blues in A-4s"
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2012, 01:00:28 PM »
Thanks RS.  Great to watch.  Another of my favorites (although not as good to look at) is the F4U Corsair.  I have seen them at the local airshow a couple of times up flying with the P-51's and I get goosebumps just thinking about them.
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Re: "Blues in A-4s"
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2012, 01:57:27 PM »
Richard, good video . ;D
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