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Which Countries Still Fly The A4 Skyhawk?  
User currently offlineFreedomair737 From New Zealand, joined Oct 2001, 96 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4487 times:

Here in New Zealand the government is dis-banding the strike squadron of the RNZAF, selling it's A4K and TA4K Skyhawks as well as their Aermacchi jet trainers. Just wondering which countries in the world still fly the Skyhawk in active duties??

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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4444 times:

Argentina and Singapore still fly them in active duty. The USA might still have some trainers (these are being replaced by Goshawks, I don't know the status of the program, it might be complete by now).



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User currently offlineSteman From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 1383 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4427 times:

Israel should have withdrawn all A-4s from service but maybe there are some used for experimental purposes or kept in storage ready for use in emergency.
Indonesia still have some. Brazilian Navy is receiving and putting into service some former Kuwaiti A-4KU.


Ciao

Stefano


User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4424 times:

Israel still operates the A-4:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/military/read.main/4592/


LY744.



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User currently offlineSin777er From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4425 times:

RSAF A-4S Super Skyhawks are soon going to be replaced by F-16s.

User currently offlineSouthernCRJ From Argentina, joined Sep 2001, 180 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4418 times:

Argentina uses the A-4AR and O4-AR (training). It's an improved version with a very similar avionics to the F-16C/D

Regards


User currently offlineFreesz From Brazil, joined Dec 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 4392 times:

Hello,

The Brazilian Navy (Marinha Brasileira) has just received some aircrafts from Kuwait. They were all refurbished and will be used from the A-12 São Paulo Aircraft-Carrier (ex-Foch). The aircrafts are operating on the VF-1 Squadron, based at São Pedro da Aldeia (Rio de Janeiro). The aircrafts are designated AF-1 and they look like have just came new from the factory!

See you guys!

Freesz


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