A4 Skyhawk Tag

From left -Sqn Ldr Nick Pedley (14 Sqn), Sqn Ldr Gordon Alexander (CO 14 Sqn), Wg Cdr Jim Barclay (OC Strike Wing) being congratulated by Sqn Ldr John Duxfield (Strike Wing Exec Officer), Wg Cdr Frank Sharp (CO 75 Sqn) and Skyhawk TA4K NZ6251 in the background – photo RNZAF OH G2540-87
My Final A4 Skyhawk Flight

My final RNZAF flight as an aircraft captain was on 11th December 1987 from RNZAF Base Ohakea, wherein I flew a two-seater Skyhawk TA4K NZ6251, with passenger LAC Glen Edwards in the back seat. The purpose of my flight was to be a ‘Red Air...

Feature RNZAF Skyhawk Camouflaged Drop Tanks
Skyhawk stories – Drop Tanks and a Flash-fire

A4 painted drop tanks - what some may think is ‘useless’ information – a photo of Skyhawk A4K NZ6208 at Ohakea carrying the first set of drop tanks with camouflage paint applied to the top part of the tank. Since we had had the Skyhawks...