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A3D-1 Skywarrior on Display

Photo of A3D-1 Skywarrior aircraft on display at the National Naval Aviation Museum
Caption: The museum's example of the A3D-1 Skywarrior was accepted in July 1956, and first served in the "Smokin' Tigers of Heavy Attack Squadron (VAH) 1, makimng the first deployment on board the Navy's first supercarrier, USS Forrestal (CVA 59). It later served to train replacement Skywarrior crews and in support of missile tests at Naval Missile Center (NMC) Point Mugu, California. It arrived at the museum in 1975.
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