Mel Butler's VA-42 Home Page
USS Bennington
USS Randolph
For some great photos, see the section titled "late 1940's & 1950's
The Official A-1 Skyraider Site
Tamiya's 1/48 Scale AD-6
VA-42's Mid-Fifties Korean War Era blue paint scheme notes coming soon.
WANTED! photographs, especially color photos of Skyraiders, Pilots, and Carrier's associated with VA-42 from '54 through '56.
Feel free to contact me at if you're willing to let me have some digital copies.Thanks!

Last updated July 12, 2021