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{{infobox Aircraft
|image =A-6E.jpg
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|image   = A-6E.jpg
|caption = The "Intruder"
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|name   = Grumman A-6E Intruder
|name =Grumman A-6E Intruder
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|type   = Attack aircraft
|type =Attack aircraft
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|authors = Alexis Bory
|authors =Alexis Bory
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|fdm     = YASim
|fdm =YASim
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|status = Beta
|status =Beta
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|fgname = A-6E
|fgname =A-6E
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|ready  = airrefuel
 
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The '''A-6 Intruder''' is an American twin jet-engine, mid-wing attack aircraft built by [[Grumman Aerospace]]. In service between 1963 and 1997, the Intruder was designed as an all-weather replacement for the piston-engined A-1 Skyraider medium attack aircraft. As the A-6 was slated for retirement, its precision strike mission was taken over by the now retired [[Grumman F-14 Tomcat|F-14 Tomcat]] equipped with LANTIRN, which has subsequently passed on the role to the [[McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet|F/A-18E/F Super Hornet]].
  
The '''A-6 Intruder''' is an American twin jet-engine, mid-wing attack aircraft built by Grumman Aerospace. In service between 1963 and 1997, the Intruder was designed as an all-weather replacement for the piston-engined A-1 Skyraider medium attack aircraft. A specialized electronic warfare derivative, the EA-6B Prowler, remains in service as of May 2008. As the A-6 was slated for retirement, its precision strike mission was taken over by the now retired F-14 Tomcat equipped with LANTIRN, which has subsequently passed on the role to the [[F Super Hornet|F/A-18E/F Super Hornet]].
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The A-6E variant is available for [[FlightGear]], and is capable of [[Howto: Aerial refueling|air-to-air refueling]] and landing on [[aircraft carrier]]s. It features a high-quality 3D cockpit, avionics, and exterior model and includes [[Tactical Air Navigation]].
  
==Aircraft help==
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== Aircraft help ==
{| class="prettytable"
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{| class="keytable"
|c
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!Key
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!Function
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|-
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|{{key press|c}}
 
|Canopy open/close command
 
|Canopy open/close command
 
|-
 
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|C
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|{{key press|C}}
 
|Catapult launch command
 
|Catapult launch command
 
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|-
|k/j
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|{{key press|k}}/{{key press|j}}
|Air Brakes open/close
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|Air brakes open/close
 
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|-
|L
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|{{key press|L}}
|Carrier Launch-bar engage
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|Carrier launch-bar engage
 
|-
 
|-
|o/O
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|{{key press|o}}/{{key press|O}}
 
|Hook up/down
 
|Hook up/down
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|-
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|{{key press|f}}/{{key press|F}}
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|Wing fold up/down
 
|}
 
|}
  
== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
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== Operating Instructions ==
'''Outside:'''
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* Fix the relatively massive "hicup" in elevator (up and down thingy. if I got the name wrong correct please :] )
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'''3D cockpit:'''
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=== Landing ===
* todo
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'''General:'''
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==== Carrier Landing pattern ====
* todo
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[[File:A-6E-carrier-landing-pattern-ng.png]]
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== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
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'''Outside:'''
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* Fix the relatively massive "hiccup" in elevator
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-6_Intruder Wikipedia's article on the A-6 Intruder]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-6_Intruder A-6 Intruder] (Wikipedia)
 
* [http://croo.murgl.org/fgfs/A-6E/A-6E-A-6E-20071101.tgz Download the development version of the A-6E (11/01/2007)]
 
* [http://croo.murgl.org/fgfs/A-6E/A-6E-A-6E-20071101.tgz Download the development version of the A-6E (11/01/2007)]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKELqBGVsqw A-6 flight - Dynamic water effect in FlightGear] ([http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKELqBGVsqw&hd=1 720p]) - August 18, 2009
  
== Related content ==
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{{Grumman}}
=== Related lists ===
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{{air-to-air refueling}}
* [[Aircraft]]
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* [[Aircraft Todo]]
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[[Category:Aircraft]]
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[[Category:Attack aircraft]]
[[Category:Military aircraft]]
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[[Category:Carrier-based aircraft]]
[[Category:Aircraft TODO]]
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[[Category:Twinjets]]

Latest revision as of 16:07, 22 July 2016

Grumman A-6E Intruder
A-6E.jpg
Type Attack aircraft
Author(s) Alexis Bory
FDM YASim
--aircraft= A-6E
Status Beta
Supports Mid-air refueling

The A-6 Intruder is an American twin jet-engine, mid-wing attack aircraft built by Grumman Aerospace. In service between 1963 and 1997, the Intruder was designed as an all-weather replacement for the piston-engined A-1 Skyraider medium attack aircraft. As the A-6 was slated for retirement, its precision strike mission was taken over by the now retired F-14 Tomcat equipped with LANTIRN, which has subsequently passed on the role to the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.

The A-6E variant is available for FlightGear, and is capable of air-to-air refueling and landing on aircraft carriers. It features a high-quality 3D cockpit, avionics, and exterior model and includes Tactical Air Navigation.

Aircraft help

Key Function
c Canopy open/close command
C Catapult launch command
k/j Air brakes open/close
L Carrier launch-bar engage
o/O Hook up/down
f/F Wing fold up/down

Operating Instructions

Landing

Carrier Landing pattern

A-6E-carrier-landing-pattern-ng.png

Development status/Issues/Todo

Outside:

  • Fix the relatively massive "hiccup" in elevator

External links