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Revision as of 13:55, 20 September 2008

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Douglas A4
Douglas A4.jpg
Type Military aircraft
Author(s) Lewis Magruder, Dean Baunton, Jim Wilson, Andy Ross, Vivian Meazza
FDM Unknown
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Status early-production
Download Download the Douglas A4 aircraft package for the current stable release (2019.1).

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is available for FG v1.0.0. Designation after 1962 was A-4 Skyhawk, changed from A4D under the Navy's designation system. Developed by Douglas aircraft later managed by McDonnell Douglas and finally Boeing.

a4f: Douglas A4F Skyhawk (YASim)
a4: Douglas A4 Skyhawk (YASim)
a4-uiuc: A4D (A-4C) Skyhawk attack aircraft (UIUC aero model)

Development status/Issues/Todo


  • cockpit instruments can be seen through aircraft hull
  • pilot is not solid
  • flaps are not solid
  • flaps are animated, but the shape of the wing does not change when flaps are extended. This means we have 2 flaps. One that is animated and another one that is not animated.
  • rudder, ailerons and pitch elevator are not animated
  • no cockpit light at night visible
  • no aircraft light available
  • aircraft has no wheel well area for the landing gears
  • no jetstream visible
  • nozzle do not change shape when changing thrust
  • there are no flaps when using reverse thrust

3d Cockpit:

  • no cockpit light at night available
  • no rudder/stick control in 3d cockpit available
  • no ruder control pedals available
  • no switches and leverls available
  • no elevator trim control available
  • brake signal light does not light when pressing the brake key
  • cockpit instruments look flat, they don't have a 3d look.
  • cockpit is not textured
  • no pilot present in 3d cockpit
  • cockpit window has no windscreen wipers


  • engine sound in cockpit does not differ from outside engine sound
  • engines can't be turned off
  • no hud available
  • aircraft is not set on the correct elevation when starting flightsgear (gears are approximately 0.40 m below the ground)

External links

Related content

A-4F Skyhawk Operations Manual

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