Skyhawks Around the World
FEB Y2011 estimation of Skyhawks flying for governments outside the U.S.A. is 97. The Argentina Air Force, Brazil's Navy, and Israel still fly Skyhawk Sorties!
Argentina - Air Force
FEB Y2011 Est:
10 A-4AR / 2 OA-A4AR
Brazil - Navy
FEB Y2011 Est: 9 AF-1 / 3 AF-1A
Israel - Air Force
FEB Y2011 Est:30+ A-4N &
4 A-4SU / 7 TA-4SU
These nations flew the Skyhawk in various variants, until their retirement.
Douglas offered the Skyhawk to several nations that decided not to purchase it. Belgium, Canada, France, Greece, India's Navy, Lebanon, The Netherlands and Switzerland either requested and/or received proposals from Douglas. Douglas artist R.G. Smith produced drawings for these proposals, some in unusual color schemes.