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Douglas AD/A-1 Skyraider - USA
Serial: 508/N (BuNo.142020) Unit: VA-95, CVG-9, US Navy Tenth production A-1J - the final Skiraider variant produced. CVA-34 USS Oriskany, circa 1958.
According Michael Eribes de Flores: ---- The AD-7's of VA-95 were deployed on the USS Ticonderoga CVA-14 for the West Pacific deployment of 1957-1958. I served in this squadron from 1957 to 1961 and was the Plane Captain of side number 502/BuNo.142024 in 1957-1958. VA-95 was never deployed on the USS Oriskany 1957 - 1961.
Artist: unknown Source: Walk Around - A1D Skyraider