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A-4N 432 carries no squadron insignia.
(photo, Israeli Air Force)
A head-on view of A-4N 376.
(photo, Israeli Air Force)

McDonnell Douglas A-4N Skyhawk ('Ahit') * Current *
One hundred and seventeen A-4N ordered from manufacturer in 1971. Delivered from late 1972 to 1976. Total of 117 A-4N acquired. Used by A, B, C sqns for attack role. Hebrew name means Vulture.

[BuAer Nos. 158726 to 158743, 159035 to 159052, 159075 to 159098, 159515 to 159545, 159799 to 159824]

Initially serialled in the 300-399 range, after October 1973 reserialled in the 300-450 range.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
301       A-4N
302       FTS
303        
305 15405 159805   to N431FS May 2001
306       FTS
307       116 Sqn
308       116 Sqn
309       102 Sqn
310       FTS
311       FTS
314       116 Sqn
316       115 Sqn
318       Ovda store
320       FTS
321 14349 158730   to N260WL 2001
322   158726   A-4N, w/o Oct 1973
323       A-4N
324   158729   102 Sqn
326       FTS
327       116 Sqn
328       preserved Ramat David
329       FTS
330       Ovda store
331       116 Sqn
332       FTS
333       IAI Lod
335 14384 159078   116 Sqn, to N437FS Feb 2001
336       116 Sqn
337       116 Sqn
340       FTS
341       102 Sqn
342       116 Sqn
343       FTS
344 14443 159523   to N263WL Oct 2001, w/o 10 May 2003
345       FTS
346       116 Sqn
350       Ovda store
351       116 Sqn
353       Ovda store
354       116 Sqn
356       Ovda store
357       116 Sqn
358       IAI Lod
359       FTS
362       Ovda store
364       FTS
365        
366       116 Sqn
367       116 Sqn
368       116 Sqn
371       116 Sqn
372       116 Sqn
373 14514 159815   to N434FS Feb 2001
376       102 Sqn
377       116 Sqn
379 14515 159816   stored Hatzerim
380       Ovda store
383       Ovda store
384       Ovda scrap area - tail unit
385       116 Sqn
386       w/o 15 Nov 1998
389       FTS
391       116 Sqn
392       Ovda store
393       stored Hatzerim
394       Ovda store
395       Ovda store
396       w/o 11 Feb 2004
397       FTS
398       FTS
399       FTS
401       116 Sqn
403        
405       Ovda store
407       stored Hatzerim
409        
411       102 Sqn
413 14453 159533   to N261WL 2001
417        
419       Ovda store
421       116 Sqn
423       Ovda store
425        
427       Ovda store
432 14462 159542   to N432FS Feb 2001
438       Ovda store
444 14465 159545   to N262WL Oct 2001
? 14379 159051   to N267WL May 2002
? 14450 159530   to N268WL May 2002
? 14454 159534   to N266WL Dec 2001
? 14456 159536   to N269WL May 2002
? 14464 159544   to N265WL Dec 2001
? 14522 159823   to N264WL Dec 2001

References:

  • Wings of Fame Vol.5
  • The A-4 Skyhawk Ayit (Amos Dor)
  • McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (Isradecal Publications)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)



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