Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
LTV A-7 Corsair II
The A-7 is armed with a single M61A1 Vulcan 20-mm cannon, routinely carries two AIM-7L Sidewinder missiles on forward fuselage hardpoints, and can handle up to 15,000 ob of air-to-surface missiles, bombs, cluster bombs, rockets, or gun pods on six underwing ordnance stations.
The A-7D was adopted by the USAF in the late 1960s, its first A-7D flying on 26 September 1968. Late in the Southeast Asian conflict, the A-7D went into combat in October 1972. Four hundred and fifty-nine A-7Ds were delivered, powered by a 14,250-lb thrust Allison TF41-A-1 turbofan engine based upon the Roll-Royce Spey.
Location. 33° 39.688′ N, 78° 55.729′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is on Farrow Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The F - 100D at MBAFB, 1956 - 1970 (a few steps from this marker); Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II (within shouting distance of this marker); Myrtle Beach Army Air Field / Myrtle Beach Air Force Base William Bartram Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Nance Plaza (approx. 3.5 miles away); Myrtle Beach Pavilions (approx. 3.5 miles away); Myrtle Beach Colored School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Socastee Methodist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
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