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DaveTrojan

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Can anyone please ID these items from Anza Borrego A-4 Skyhawk crash site?
note the 1st 2 pictures are the same item, both sides
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The first part is the rudder, but oddly not the "inside out" ribbed rudder common to A-4s.  The second is one of the speedbrakes.   Joe Idoni has a good page covering this site.  https://joeidoni.smugmug.com/Aircraft-Crash-Sites/Anza-Borrego-A-4-Skyhawk-13009/

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IIRC, the A4D-1 (later redesignated as A-4A) had a smooth-skinned rudder.

The external-rib rudder came later in response to "rudder-flutter" issues.


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Cool! So this is a very early A-4!

Thanks,

Dave McCurry
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