MCDONNELL DOUGLAS TA4J SKYHAWK
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Ad ID: 1000008
Type: Pre-Owned
Serial #: 
Price: $2,495,000.00
Category: MILITARY JET 
Year: 
Make: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model: TA4J SKYHAWK
Hours: 8,751
Company: SOLJETS
Phone: 847920-7000
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Email: Contact Seller
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Country: USA

Features

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Airframe
Total Airframe Hours: 8751

Engine(s) Pratt & Whitney Model J-52 P8
Avionics/Radios • Dual Garmin G3X Touch Screen 10.6” PFD’s with GDU 460 Screens • Garmin G5 electronic standby (airspeed, altitude, and attitude) • Garmin Synthetic Vision • WAAS Capable • GSU 25 ADAHRS system • GMU 22 magnetometer • GTP 59 Air Temperature Probe • ARTEX – ME 406 ELT • UHF Radios – Removed but re-installable (not compatible with Garmin) • Radar Altimeter – removed but installable (not compatible with Garmin)
Additional Equipment • Two (2) 300 USG drop tanks • Escapac Ejection Seats • Turbine Start Cart (Huffer & Electrical) • Custom Bruce’s Canopy Covers • Entry Ladder

Description

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BuNo 156925 served in the US Navy Instrument Training Program, and was largely used as a land-based instrument trainer. The aircraft has 115 arrested landings making it one of the lowest cycle TA-4J’s in existence. Even though it was retired, it had an incredible 52% life remaining based on US Naval utilization standards. This TA-4J went through a 14 month refurbishment that was completed in November 2016 with like-new condition inside and out with all major systems and Accessories refurbished, overhauled, or replaced.
Modifications/Conversions Originally manufactured in 1970. Restoration Completed in 2016. BuNo 925 was retired from US Navy Training Command and was primarily in storage until 2006 when a 10 year $1.5M restoration began. All major systems of the aircraft were overhauled, rebuilt or replaced. • New canopy and glass installed ($280,000) • Landing gear was removed, overhauled, painted and re-installed ($300,000) • All flap and slat tracks were replaced • All pumps, actuators overhauled • Engine Hot Section Inspection • In December 2015 the aircraft was ferried to Classic Jet Warbirds of Titusville, FL where an experienced A-4 restoration crew began re-assembly. • All flight controls removed, balanced and reinstalled. • Complete strip and zinc chromate primer of entire airframe • New paint in Douglas / US Navy Gull Grey and White. • Crew gaseous oxygen system conversion. • Weapons control systems installed
Exterior Painted 2016
Interior 2016
Inspection Status

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