AD-5 132683 was one of the four later model Skyraiders that were "rescued" from Thailand following the fall of Saigon in 1975.


A-1E 132683 sits among the other relics at the March AFB Museum

These next three photos on this page were taken by Swedish photographer, Bo Häggkvist in September of 1997. Though not confirmed, there are thought to be of AD-5 132683.

AD-5 132683 was painted in the summer of 1998 at Arlington, Washington. These next two photos were taken inside the paint hangar by Byron Hukee on 12 Jul 98.

132683 made its next "public appearance" at the 1998 Reno Air Races at Stead AFB in Reno.

Photo by Al Hansen via Harry GannThese next two photos were taken at Stead AB during the 1998 Reno Air Races.

Photos courtesy of Jack Kopf via Douglas Haines

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