Naval History and Heritage Command

National Naval Aviation Museum

AD-4 Skyraider Launching on Korean War Combat Mission

Photo of AD-4 Skyraider launching from USS Philippine Sea for a combat mission over Korea.
Caption: Carrying a full bomb load, an AD-4 Skyraider of Attack Squadron (VA) 65 launches from the aircraft carrier Philippine Sea (CV 47) for a combat mission over Korea in 1951. It was during the Korean War that the Skyraider solidified its reputation as one of the finest attack and close air support aircraft ever built.
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Wars & Conflicts
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