The A-4C version of the Skyhawk entered production in 1959 as the A4D-2N. This is the first version of the Skyhawk to be capable of all weather and night operations. It was equipped with a terrain avoidance radar, autopilot, angle of attack indication system, Low Altitude Bombing System and improved low-level ejector seat. In 1962, the A4D-2N was redesignated as the A-4C and it became the first version of the Skyhawk to be produced under the A-4 designation. Six hundred and thirty-eight A-4Cs were produced between 1959 and the end of 1962.
By kjfitz @ 2007-11-17 10:42:36