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A-4C Skyhawk

by Marco A. Ortiz

reproduced by courtesy of
Eli Raphael and Jorge Figari

 

A-4C C-318
of Lt. Isaac

 


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Description

 

This A-4 took part in the Super Etendard exocet missile mission against the Carrier HMS Invincible on 30 May 1982. Armed with a pair of 250kg Bombs in central support each, four A-4C's ( C-301, C-310, C-318 and C-321 ) were involved in the sortie .

Following the exocet route, two Charlies (C-301 Tte. Vasquez & C-310 Tte. Castillo) were lost to Sea Dart Missile launched by HMS Exeter (D-89). the other two Charlies (C-318 Lt. Isaac & C-321 Lt. Ureta) survives the mission.



To Jorge Figari in Argentina - Thank You for you support for this work & for your last mails assisting this artwork. Thank you Jorge! Thanks also to Claudio Mora for his information on Brazilian Scooters and to Eli Raphael.
 

Air War in the Falklands 1982
Combat Aircraft 28
 

US Price: $19.95
UK Price: 12.99
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publish Date:
 June 25, 2001
Details: 96 pages; ISBN: 1841762938
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Image and Text by Marco A. Ortiz
Reproduced by courtesy of Eli Raphael and Jorge Figari
Page Created 14 June, 2004
Last Updated 15 June, 2004

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