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    1950 Douglas A2D Skyshark attack aircraft - photos

    Douglas A2D Skyshark prototype carrier-borne attack aircraft built by Douglas Aircraft for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Two prototypes and 10 pre-production examples were built before the program was canceled in favor of new jet-powered aircraft.

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    Looks like it was built on the Douglas Skyraider platform.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrickieDickie View Post
    Looks like it was built on the Douglas Skyraider platform.
    Very similar but not that close. Last example on display outdoors at the San Diego Aerospace Museum annex , Gillespie Field, El Cajon, Ca.



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