Tag: 107th Fighter Squadron

Video animation shows how 107th FS A-10 Warthog BRRRRTTTTed a Cow during a CAS Sortie
The pilot of this A-10 Warthog was performing a CAS sortie by means of its GAU- 8/A Avenger 30 Mike Mike Cannon in an enemy village at an undisclosed location. As we have reported in April the A-10 Warthog special painted to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 107th Fighter Squadron at Selfridge Air National Guard Base...
This A-10 Warthog BRRRRTTTTed a Cow during a CAS Mission
The story behind this Cow Kill Mark is quite interesting. The interesting photo in this post shows the A-10 special painted to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 107th Fighter Squadron at Selfridge Air National Guard Base (ANGB) featuring an unusual Cow Kill Mark. The story behind it...
Beautiful footage shows 107th FS A-10 Warthogs landing on abandoned runway in Estonia
The A-10 can be serviced and operated from austere bases with limited facilities near battle areas Taken on Jun. 7, 2018 the beautiful footage in this post shows U.S. Air Force (USAF) A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthogs", assigned to 107th Fighter Squadron (FS), conduct austere landing training on an old abandoned runway with support from 321st Special Tactics Squadron Combat Controllers,...
107th Fighter Squadron returns to Normandy after 74 years to commemorate the D-Day invasion
Flying their first mission in France since WW II, two 107th Fighter Squadron pilots escorted C-130 Hercules airlifters and similar aircraft from multiple nations as they dropped about 500 paratroops near Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, the same town where paratroopers landed as part of D-Day For the first time in 74 years, the Red Devils have performed reconnaissance over the beaches of Normandy, France,...
A-10 pilot who landed his Hog gear up has been awarded Joe Foss Award for Excellence
During a strafing run in the A-10 on Jul. 20, 2017, the cannon jammed which caused the canopy to jettison in mid-air. Compounding the issue, the attack jet’s landing gear was locked in the up position. Despite the difficulties, Maj. Brett DeVries was able to recover the aircraft and performing an emergency landing For the first time since 2013, the...
A-10 pilot who landed his Hog gear up has been awarded Joe Foss Award for Excellence
On his second pass, Capt. Brett DeVries' gun malfunctioned. Simultaneously, the canopy of his aircraft blew off. The following article, titled ‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing, and written by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Heaton, 127th Wing, tells the story of a recent, successful emergency landing performed by an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter...