Specifications for the
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Light Attack / Multirole / Carrier-Borne Fighter
Focus Model: Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II (Super Skyhawk)
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1956
Length: 40.26ft (12.27m)
Width: 27.49ft (8.38m)
Height: 14.99ft (4.57m)
Weight (Empty): 10,465lbs (4,747kg)
Weight (MTOW): 24,504lbs (11,115kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney J52-P-408 non-afterburning turbojet generating 11,200lbs of standard thrust.
Maximum Speed: 645mph (1,038kmh; 560kts)
Maximum Range: 339miles (545km)
Service Ceiling: 38,698ft (11,795m; 7.3miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 10,300 feet per minute (3,139m/min)
2 x 20mm Cannons (in wing roots)
Mission-specific weapons may include any of the following:
Bullpup Air-to-Surface Missile
AGM-65 Maverick Air-to-Surface Missile
Max ordinance for the A-4 Skyhawk is reported to be 9,155lbs (4,155 kg).
XA4D-1 - Prototype Designation of which nine produced.
Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, Israel, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States of America.