Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual

1945 - 85 (all marks and variants)

Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual
Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781785211355
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The Skyraider became legendary for its ability to soak up battle damage and still keep flying. It was eventually replaced in the US Navy by the swept-wing jet A-6 Intruder and A-7 Corsair. Radar-equipped Skyraiders were operated by the Royal Navy (1951-62) as airborne early warning aircraft, while the French Air Force bought ex-US Navy Skyraiders for use in the Algerian War in the 1960s, and in the 1970s during the civil war in Chad where they were flown by French mercenary pilots.

The author

Tony Hoskins is Deputy Chief Engineer of Kennet Aviation, a warbird restoration company that operates its own fleet of Supermarine Seafires and the Douglas Skyraider. As well as carrying out aircraft restoration in his Sussex workshop, Tony supplies labour to several other warbird operators. Aside from aircraft restoration, his company is involved with various TV documentaries and projects, and keenly supports a few aviation charities and established museums throughout the UK.Tony is the author of the Haynes Douglas Skyraider Manual and Hawker Typhoon Owner's Workshop Manual.

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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781785211355
Illustrations: 100 color & 100 b-w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm