JACK McKILLOP COLLECTION
No. 6370. McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II (158182 c/n 14219) US Marine Corps
Photographed at Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum, NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA, October 14, 2006, by Jack McKillop

McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II

04/30/2007. Remarks by Jack Mckillop: "The A-4M was designed specifically for the US Marine Corps by including a higher thrust engine, enlarged canopy for better visibility, increased ammunition storage and an internal electrical engine starter.

This Skyhawk was delivered in October 1971 and served with Marine Attack Squadron Three Hundred Thirty One (VMA-331) "Bumblebees" at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina; Marine Attack Training Squadron One Hundred Two (VMAT-102) at MCAS Yuma, Arizona; VMA-214 "Black Sheep" at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan; after which it was assigned to the Marine Reserve’s Marine Air Group Forty Two (MAG-42) at NAS Atlanta, Marietta, Georgia, and VMA-131 at NAS JRB Willow Grove prior to being stricken from service in June 1994."

Read the type remarks on page 11804.








Created April 30, 2007