An Air Force A-10 Warthog:Thunderbolt II fighter jet parked on a runway in Moody AFB. May 19, 2020 - Explore Easybow's board "Warthog" on Pinterest. In fact, Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, openly and specifically praised A-10s in his book. The A-10 can also carry the Sidewinder air-to-air missile, which is an all-aspect short-range missile with maximum speed over Mach 2. The A in A10 stands for Attack. Warthog. The A-10 is suitable for operation from forward air bases, with short take-off and landing capability. The two non-afterburning turbo fan engines, TF34-GE-100, supplied by General Electric, each supply 9,065lb thrust. The location of the engines, high on the fuselage, allows the pilot to fly the aircraft fairly easily with one engine inoperable. The pilot can select a firing rate of 2,100 or 4,200 rounds a minute. Is a single seat jet fighter powered by twin turbofan engines. 100 A-10s had been upgraded by January 2008. See more ideas about fighter jets, a10 warthog, military aircraft. your own Pins on Pinterest Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 . In February 2004, Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract for the integration of the Sniper XR targeting pod on the A-10 as part of the PE programme. The A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft are the 25th Fighter Squadron "Draggins" and the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft are the 36th Fighter Squadron "Friends" from the 51st Fighter Wing, Osan AB, ROK; the additional F-16 aircraft are the 179th Fighter Squadron "Bulldogs" from the 148th Fighter Wing out of Duluth Air National Guard Base, Minnesota. The re-winging of the venerable attack aircraft, popularly known as the Warthog, is expected to allow it to keep flying until the late 2030s, Air Force Materiel Command said in a release. Saved by RooRoo. This is the moment an A-10 fighter jet … Over 367 A-10 aircraft are in service with the US Air Force, Air Combat Command, the US Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard. Range is more than 45km. The magazine can hold 1,350 rounds of ammunition. Jan 1, 2015 - A-10s rock White Sands Missile Range On Dec. 3 and 4, A-10 Thunderbolts belonging to the 354th Fighter Squadron, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and the 74th Fighter … Military Jets Military Aircraft Air Fighter Fighter Jets Formation Photo A10 Warthog Fighter Aircraft Stealth Aircraft Jet Plane More information ... More ideas for you The aircraft has a long range (800 miles), high endurance and can loiter in the battle area. The cockpit has a large bulletproof bubble canopy, which gives good all-round vision. It Including a Russian Sukhoi Su-25T ground attack aircraft and the famous WWII North American TF-51D fighter. The single-seat cockpit is protected by all-round armour, with a titanium ‘bathtub’ structure to protect the pilot that is up to 3.8cm thick.
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