Steampunk Airplane Aviation Jet Light / Douglas A-4 Skyhawk External t Steampunk Airplane Aviation Jet Light / Douglas A-4 Skyhawk External t

Steampunk Airplane Aviation Jet Light / Douglas A-4 Skyhawk External tank end hanging lamp / Machine Age Lamp / #DC114

$2,999.99

  • Authentic (50+ year old) Douglas tank end taken from an A-4 Skyhawk   
  • We have two of these matching tank end lights.  We can offer a small discount if you are interested in both.  
  • This tank end was originally manufactured by the Douglas Aircraft Company sometime between the 1950’s and 1970’s.
  • The A-4 Skyhawk almost always carried these recognizable external fuel tanks with them.
  • This tank end is now an amazingly cool hanging lamp!!
  • One side is smooth white and the opposite side is a rough black.
  • This lamp has a UL listing and ready to go into your pub, man cave, office or???
  • Mounting
    • Hangs from the ceiling and hard wired by an electrician
    • Approximate size, 36” wide, 36” tall and 12” deep. 30lbs
  • We have two available

Interesting facts

  • The tragic fire on the USS Forrestal during the Vietnam War was caused by a rocket misfiring and hitting an external tank on an A-4.
  • In the event of a landing gear malfunction the A-4 could land on its external fuel tanks with almost no damage.
  • The late John McCain was shot down over Vietnam in and A-4 Skyhawk

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