Skyhawk A4G  N13-154904 (883)

Image: John Bartels

Brief Aircraft History:

First flight July 20, 1967. Delivered to RAN 11/67. Unloaded from HMAS Melbourne onto Navy barge in Jervis Bay 23/11/67 then by road to Nowra.
Assigned to VF805 Squadron. 
One of the last four A-4s flying – 30/06/83 to 30/06/84 with VC 724.
Withdrawn from RAN service 30/06/84.
To RNZAF 07/84 as NZ6212.
Converted to A4-K specification. Later upgraded under Project Kahu
See New Zealand Skyhawk page for RNZAF service history
2012 sold to Draken International. Lakeland, Florida USA.
1/03/2013 registered as N142EM.


Left.  Tony Der Kinderin about to board his aircraft. (FAAM image)