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ground attack
Wright R3350
10,550 lbs.
25,000 lbs.
8,000 lbs.
4 - 20 mm
38' 10"
50' 9"
204 mph
312 mph
2,300 fpm
25,500 feet
3,050 miles
March 19, 1945

The Skyraider for sale by Douglas is considered one of the best attack aircraft ever to fly.  Its origins trace back to World War II, as an upgrade for older aircraft. A prototype first took to the sky on March 19, 1945 with deployment in December of 1946.

When compared with the latest dive bombers of its day, the Skyraider for sale had an 80 mph higher maximum speed and a 25% greater ordnance payload.

No single engine attack aircraft built was larger than the Skyraider for sale. It flew the bulk of all ground support missions between 1959 and 1968. The dive bomber was the United States Navy's last propeller driven aircraft.

The Skyraider for sale has a total of fifteen hard points which enabled it to carry a large variety of weapons. The wings folded so that the aircraft could be stored more easily aboard aircraft carriers.

Douglas produced some 3,180 Skyraider for sale aircraft. They saw combat in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars where they were invaluable. Their weapons load and endurance combined to far surpass all other aircraft of the time.

Skyraider For Sale by Banana Hobby.

The Skyraider for sale from Banana Hobby is made from EPO foam, includes motor, controller, retractable landing gear and flaps. Its wingspan is 63", length is 48 1/2", and weight about 6 1/4 lbs.

The smaller Banana Hobby Skyraider for sale has a 29 1/2" wingspan and is 23 1/2" long. The EPO foamy comes with a motor and controller and weighs around 14 oz.

Skyraider For Sale from HobbyKing.

HobbyKing's Skyraider for sale has a 43" wingspan and 34" length. The ARF includes a motor, controller, retractable l/g, and servos. Weight is around 39 oz.

Another Skyraider for sale from HobbyKing has a wingspan that is 25" and length that is 19"A motor and controller are included.

Skyraider For Sale from ESM.

The Skyraider for sale from ESM - Ever Soaring Models, has a glass fibre fuselage and b/u wooden wings. It has a wingspan of 72" and is 55" long. Features include operating flaps and optional retractable l/g. It can be powered with 25 - 37 cc engines and weighs around 13 lbs. ready to fly.

Skyraider For Sale from Nick Ziroli Plans

You can find plans for the 100" wingspan Skyraider for sale from Nick Ziroli plans. It is of all wood construction with a length of 78" and weight of around 34 lbs. It uses from 3.7 to 5.2 engines.

Skyraider For Sale by NitroPlanes.

The 40" wingspan Skyraider for sale by NitroPlanes is ARF. It can be powered either by electric motor or engine power and weighs about 2 1/2 lbs. all up.

Skyraider For Sale by Skyshark.

Skyshark's Skyraider for sale is a kit that builds to a 60" wingspan with a 47" length. It can be powered with from .46 to .61 two cycle, a .91 four cycle engine, or the equivalent electric motor. Weight is from 6 to 8 lbs.

Skyraider For Sale by KMP.

The great looking Skyraider for sale from KMP - Kondor Model Products, comes as ARF. Its wingspan is 71" and length is 51". The fuselage is fiberglass and wings are built up balsa. It takes a 1.50 four stroke or 26 cc gas engine for power. Weight is around 12 lbs.

Skyraider For Sale by Paul Janssens.

Picture just above is the 53" wingspan Skyraider for sale by Paul Janssens. The slope soarer plans and canopy are both for sale.

At one time there was a nice Skyraider for sale as a kit from Great Planes, but it appears to have been discontinued. However it has appeared for sale on eBay from time to time.

Anglia Model Centre's Skyraider for sale is as a 62 1/2" wingspan kit. It uses a .60 engine.

Jim Bell of Waukesha, WI writes: "Completion of the Skyraider for sale by Skyshark was the result of a long Wisconsin winter!

Noting that the Skyraider for sale prototypes required a fair amount of weight to balance, I made two changes to it: ( 1 ) Reducing the solid sections of wood in the tail feathers and achieving stiffness with carbon fiber reinforced spars, and ( 2 ) Turning the tank sideways so I could locate the servos ahead of the C/G on removable rails. With an OS .60 up front, I obtained the correct balance.

Covering the Skyraider for sale is in Easytex fabric. The panel lines are from Ultrakote and insignias are hand cut Easytex. I used a Precision Fiberglass cowl on the front of the airplane.

I certainly enjoyed building the Skyraider for sale by Skyshark. It is a super flyer!"

We want to thank Jim for his review of the Skyshark Skyraider for sale.

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