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McDonnell Douglas AD Skyraider

By Peter Smith

ISBN: 9781861262493
PUBLISHED: August 1999
PAGES: 200
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280 x 220 mm
INSIDE: 8 pages colour, 200 black & white photographs

Douglas AD Skyraider tells the remarkable story of a remarkable aeroplane. This big piston engined dive-bomber was designed at the end of World War Two and saw service in Korea and Vietnam, where its capabilities became legendary. Its rugged construction and load carrying capabilities made it ideal for a wide variety of tasks and ensured its longevity.

Dive-bombing historian Peter C Smith tells the full story of its design, development and operational use in this welcome addition to the CrowoodAviation Series.

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