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The A1 Skyraider was one of the most badass CAS planes in Vietnam. What about making it into an A-10 equivalent? (Photo from Wikimedia Commons)

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The Skyraider was one of the most badass CAS planes in Vietnam. What about making it into an equivalent? (Photo from Wikimedia Commons)

VNAF A-1E receives some TLC, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam, 1967 . . .

VNAF A-1E receives some TLC, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam, 1967 . . .

Long Island Airpower

Celebrating the aircraft designed and built on Long Island, along with some other planes I think are beautiful.

Although designed as ground attack aircraft, on a handful of occasions, Douglas…

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Douglas A-1 Skyraider. This type of plane is known to be the only prop driven aircraft to shoot down a jet, Korea.

This type of plane is known to be the only prop driven aircraft to shoot down a jet, Korea.

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A Skyraider after a belly landing at air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea

A soldier stands in the cockpit of a damaged Douglas A-1 Skyraider at the Kontum airfield.

A soldier stands in the cockpit of a damaged Douglas Skyraider at the Kontum airfield.

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