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12-03-2008, 11:39 PM
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Posted By John Seidelman

A3 Landing Sequence Slides

Taken by the BN from a VAH 4 A3 while landing on the Bonhome Richard.
12-01-2008, 03:10 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Well Phillipe I know that your plans show more...

Well Phillipe I know that your plans show more detail than I can follow, but really looking forward to this build. The A-3 was no screamer even in a dive. So She should fly more scale like.

When...
11-18-2008, 07:41 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Kinda figured that. But you never know..........

Kinda figured that. But you never know..........
11-18-2008, 06:43 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Solved the problem and took a photo of it. As you...

Solved the problem and took a photo of it. As you can see it isn't much. We do have a guy here that has gone up to a museum in Florida and they have an A3 on display. I will try and see if he could...
11-18-2008, 06:35 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

I also checked the NAPVERS document I have and...

I also checked the NAPVERS document I have and they only have a poor drawing of the gear. I don.t know how to get it here as it is saved in pdf and won't upload to the thread.
11-18-2008, 05:41 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Just sitting here waiting and salivating. I might...

Just sitting here waiting and salivating. I might have a close up view of the landing gear shot in my cruise book, I have to look. Looked in my book and the one I thought didn't show nothing Just the...
11-17-2008, 05:40 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

I had another friend that was on board the Hawk...

I had another friend that was on board the Hawk until a month or so ago when the NAVY Sent her back to the States to Decommission her. There is still no word as to if she will be used for scrap or...
11-15-2008, 07:46 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

That turned out really nice You do exceptional...

That turned out really nice You do exceptional work.

This was the plane and the original crew.
Left to right
Top Row standing second from left Larry Jordan Navigator Next to last Wm Glasson...
11-14-2008, 05:39 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Phillipe History and many photos of the plane are...

Phillipe History and many photos of the plane are on this page.

HEAVY ATTACK SQUADRON FOUR
VAH-4 " FOURRUNNERS"
aka "HOLLYGREEN"



HATRON Four, formerly VP-57, came into being on July 1,...
11-12-2008, 08:02 PM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Yep I was on the Hawk for my Free Cruise to South...

Yep I was on the Hawk for my Free Cruise to South East Asia in 65-66 with VAH 4 Det Charlie a 3 plane tanker det.
11-12-2008, 08:00 PM
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Posted By John Seidelman

I watched some of the Scooter build and she...

I watched some of the Scooter build and she turned out Great. I was just hoping that the A-3 would be started. Oh well I guess The world will have to wait. When you do get it done don't forget to go...
11-11-2008, 03:23 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Any progress yet on the build? Here are the...

Any progress yet on the build?
Here are the real specs from the Navy

Specifications
Manufactured by Douglas
Length 76 ft. 4 in. 23.27 meters
Wingspan 72 ft. 6 in. 22.1 meters...
02-15-2008, 04:50 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Can't wait to see it.

Can't wait to see it.
02-14-2008, 06:34 PM
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Posted By John Seidelman

Just wondering if there has been anything going...

Just wondering if there has been anything going on with this build?
11-16-2006, 03:09 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

A 3 D

How well I do know.
My plane was at cubie for repairs and on the return to the Hawk, some how all the radars and guidance systems failed, and they ended up over a Chinese Island getting shot down....
11-15-2006, 02:08 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

A 3 D

My plane was one of them shot down over there. after I returned to the US they shot it down in China. All 4 members MIA.
10-18-2006, 01:44 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

There is a download of the planes manual online...

There is a download of the planes manual online at the A3 users group if you want to take the time. Can't remember the link now but they went to a pay site, and I left it then. But you can still...
10-16-2006, 02:26 AM
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Posted By John Seidelman

S-3

So far the only one I have seen is the S3.
I was a plane capt. on the A-3s in 64-66 myself.
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