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Above: A Mk 4 Mod 20 gun sight was mounted above the instrument panel. An illuminated "pipper" was generated on the angled reflective glass, and it could be used for gunnery or for aiming the delivery of external stores. The slot below the lower row of instruments contained a pull-out board for navigational plotting. Right: The console on the right side was primarily associated with the aircraft's electrical' systems. Circuit breakers were located on the forward vertical face of the console, and controls for the radios were on the various panels.
It extended from the floor up to a point near the top of the canopy.. The armor plate and the inside of the canopy frame were painted flat black. Above: A Mk 4 Mod 20 gun sight was mounted above the instrument panel. An illuminated "pipper" was generated on the angled reflective glass, and it could be used for gunnery or for aiming the delivery of external stores. The slot below the lower row of instruments contained a pull-out board for navigational plotting. Right: The console on the right side was primarily associated with the aircraft's electrical' systems.
It is painted in the Light Gull Gray over white scheme that replaced the overall Sea Blue scheme in the mid-1950s. The large amount of glass in the AD-5's canopy section could cause the heat inside the aircraft to be quite high, so the aft sections were usually tinted blue. (NMNA) 30 Redesignated A-1E in 1962, this "wide body" Skyraider was assigned to NAS Grosse lie in 1965. Note how the aft sections of the canopy opened to permit access. The spoked main gear wheel design used on most Navy and Marine Skyraiders is visible in this photograph.
AD Skyraider in detail & scale by Bert Kinzey