Aviation Photo #0038447
Douglas KA-3B Skywarrior - USA - Navy
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Code AF-520 (del. c. 1960) of VAK (Tactical Air Refuelling sqn.)-208 "Jockeys", from NAS Alameda, CA, rests on the VA-205 ramp between sorties. Former nuclear strike bomber permanently modified for tanker role. An oval-shaped seam is visible on the skin below the sqn. insignia; this was where the antenna fairing for the AN/ALQ-92 VHF radar and comm. jammer was located- was an EKA-3B ECM/tanker. Accompanied the A-7E's of VA-205 (some of which are seen in background) several times during two-day stay.
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