Douglas A3D "Skywarrior"
Cleared for carrier operations at 84,000 pounds! As a tanker in Vietnam, credited with saving numerous damaged aircraft and saving many pilots and aircrew from going into the drink. The Skywarrior also jammed SAMs during raids and early in the war dropped bombs on North Vietnamese targets. Without ejection seats, Fleet Pilots called the A3D the "All 3 Dead." People that didn't fly the A3D called it the "Whale.