A-4 (A4D) Skyhawk (Blue Angel #1 In Atrium )

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

" A study in simplicity, the A-4 Skyhawk resulted from Douglas Aircraft Company designer Ed Heinemann's concern about the increasing weight and cost of combat aircraft appearing during the 1950s. The A-4 ran counter to this trend, incorporating a small delta wing that eliminated the need for a heavy wing-folding mechanism for improved storage aboard aircraft carriers. Additionally, engineers reduced the number of cockpit components and redesigned the pilot ejection system in order to reduce weight. Read more »

Description (physical):

Length: 40 ft., 1 in.; Height: 15 ft., 2 in.; Wingspan: 27 ft., 6 in.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32508
Identifier:
1990.031.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

A-4 (A4D) Skyhawk (Blue Angel #2 In Atrium)

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

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Description (physical):

Length: 40 ft., 1 in.; Height: 15 ft., 2 in.; Wingspan: 27 ft., 6 in.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32508
Identifier:
1986.130.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

A-4 (A4D) Skyhawk (Blue Angel #3 In Atrium)

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

A study in simplicity, the A-4 Skyhawk resulted from Douglas Aircraft Company designer Ed Heinemann's concern about the increasing weight and cost of combat aircraft appearing during the 1950s. The A-4 ran counter to this trend, incorporating a small delta wing that eliminated the need for a heavy wing-folding mechanism for improved storage aboard aircraft carriers. Additionally, engineers reduced the number of cockpit components and redesigned the pilot ejection system in order to reduce weight. Read more »

Description (physical):

Length: 40 ft., 1 in.; Height: 15 ft., 2 in.; Wingspan: 27 ft., 6 in.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd.,Florida,Pensacola,32508
Identifier:
1987.244.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

A-4 (A4D) Skyhawk (Blue Angel #4 In Atrium)

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

A study in simplicity, the A-4 Skyhawk resulted from Douglas Aircraft Company designer Ed Heinemann's concern about the increasing weight and cost of combat aircraft appearing during the 1950s. The A-4 ran counter to this trend, incorporating a small delta wing that eliminated the need for a heavy wing-folding mechanism for improved storage aboard aircraft carriers. Additionally, engineers reduced the number of cockpit components and redesigned the pilot ejection system in order to reduce weight. Read more »

Description (physical):

Length: 40 ft., 1 in.; Height: 15 ft., 2 in.; Wingspan: 27 ft., 6 in.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32508
Identifier:
1988.239.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

A-4 (A4D) Skyhawk (quarterdeck)

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

"A study in simplicity, the A-4 Skyhawk resulted from Douglas Aircraft Company designer Ed Heinemann's concern about the increasing weight and cost of combat aircraft appearing during the 1950s. The A-4 ran counter to this trend, incorporating a small delta wing that eliminated the need for a heavy wing-folding mechanism for improved storage aboard aircraft carriers. Additionally, engineers reduced the number of cockpit components and redesigned the pilot ejection system in order to reduce weight. Read more »

Description (physical):

Length: 40 ft., 1 in.; Height: 15 ft., 2 in.; Wingspan: 27 ft., 6 in.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32508
Identifier:
1990.004.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

Lt. Douglas Mcleod W/ Usf Constellation Model-1955

Date:
8/11/1955
Creator:
Shipley

Lieutenant Douglas McLeod, USNR crouching by model of USF Constellation at Fort McHenry in 1955. Model was constructed by John Dernoga in 1940. Model is being presented to 1st Battalion Naval Reserve.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG5-3.37
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

I Rode With Stonewall, The War Experiences of the Youngest Member of Jackson's Staff

Date:
1968
Creator:
Douglas, Henry Kyd
Publisher/Studio:
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press

A classic account by the youngest member of Jackson's staff of his years with the Army of Northern Virginia.

Description (physical):

hardcover, 6" x 9", 401 p. with index and photo of author

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier