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Guillow's Balsa Wooden Flying Model Airplane Kit Douglas A-18 Skyraider
This outstanding performer carried the firepower of a destroyer and served for more than 20 years. Conceived in 1944 it made its first flight on March 18 1945. ATTACK Squadron (VA 55) introduced the ADs to Korean combat on July 3 1950; with its versatility weight-lifting capacity (5000 pounds on a carrier mission) and dive-bombing precision the ADs became the 37-months-war most successful airplane. In Vietnam Squadron VA 25 brought fame to the Skyraider when two ADs knocked down an attacking MIG 17.
Wing span 17 inches 1\35 scale.