The Douglas A-1 Skyraider were designed as the new generation torpedo bomber. Following the plan were changed for the end of the war,the Navy apply the Skyraider as a new attacker for the outstanding performance in the strike missions. The AD-4 is the largest production model of the family of the Skyraiders. A new 2700 horse power R-3350-26WA engine were installed and the windshield was strengthen to protect the pilot from the bullets. A series of new equipments such as two extra guns, a P-1 autopilot,new arresting hook were also applied. The AD-4 were renamed as A-1D with the new nomenclature of the US Navy in 1962.
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