by Tommy H. Thomason

Monday, October 7, 2013

Things Under Wings - Drop Tanks Update

For a primer on Douglas drop tanks, see

Now take a close look at this picture:

Normally, both the A4D and the AD would have 300-gallon drop tanks under the wings. In this case, however, the A4D is carrying 150-gallon tanks and the AD, which is in the standard tanker configuration, 400-gallon tanks.

For more on the AD tanker configuration, see

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