A-4K Skyhawk



Taken at Ohakea, December 13, 2001. Rear fuselage seen from starboard aft looking to port. Note the tailpipe fairing above the exhaust with the small ECM fairing. A tail pipe blank is in place in the exhaust (numbered for NZ6218 presumably). Below the exhaust can be seen the parabrake housing with the parachute canister fitted. Emerging above the housing on the port side is a small pipe - this is used to pump diesel fuel into the exhaust to produce smoke for displays. At the base of the vertical stabiliser can be seen paint details for the aircraft. The panel reads:
DATE - 10/97
PRIMERS - Metaflex FCR
S 15/90
BY - Ohakea
Below this is the Bu.No.

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