Douglas AD-4Q Skyraider

Last revised October 18, 2001

The AD-4Q was a two-seat electronic countermeasures version of the AD-4. 39 were were built.

Specification of Douglas AD-4Q Skyraider

Engine: One Wright R-3350-26WA Duplex Cyclone 18-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, rated at 2700 hp for takeoff and 2100 hp at 14,500 feet. Performance: Maximum speed 350 mph at 18,300 feet, 26,000 feet service ceiling, Maximum range 1100 nautical miles Weights: 11,600 pounds empty, 17,000 pounds normal loaded, 24,000 pounds maximum. Dimensions: Wingspan 50 feet 0 1/4 inches, length 38 feet 2 inches, height 12 feet, wing area 400.33 square feet. Armament: Two 20-mm cannon in the wing.

Serial Numbers of Douglas AD-4Q Skyraider

124037/124075		Douglas AD-4Q Skyraider
				c/n 7343/7381


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