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Attack Squadron has released today three sets of aircraft fuel tanks 1/72 scale. Two of them are Buddy Tanks, aerial refueling devices from Vietnam War and Gulf War. Third one is Douglas 150 gal tank for early Skyhawka and for Top Gun Skyhawks.

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Skyhawk A4B refuels RF-8P with Buddy Tank, photo- wikipedia

Buddy Refueling Tank  1/72 scale model kit

Buddy tank is just fuel tank with cable for earial refuelling. There are two versions 1/72 kit available from Attack Squadron:


Buddy Tank Vietnam War 1/72

D-704 Buddy Tank early  (’60-’70) – 1pcs from Vietnam War for airplanes:

  • A-1 Skyraider
  • A-4 Skyhawk
  • A-6 Intruder
  • A-7 Corsair II
  • S-3B Viking


Buddy Tank Gulf  War 1991

31-300 Buddy Tank late (’80-’90) – 1pcs operation on Grenada and Gulf War for aircraft:

  • A-4 Skyhawk
  • A-6 Intruder
  • A-7 Corsair II
  • S-3 Viking
  • F/A-18 Hornet

Douglas 150 gal Fuel Tank

Next in series of  Douglas Fuel tanks is designed for A4A i A4B Skyhawk – eg. new Airfix 1/72. two of tanks with stabilizers were used underwing of early Skyhawks . Then they were fitted underfuselage of  A4E/F from Top Gun – single tank without rear tiop and stabilizers.


A4A/B fuel tank 150 gal

USN 150 gal Douglas Fuel Tanks 2pcs

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