Tag: A-10 Thunderbolt II

A-10 Hog driver hits 5,000 hours milestone

Lt. Col. Sandifer reached he milestone of 5,000 flight hours in the A-10 Hog after flying the aircraft for the last 29 yearsTaken at...

Father of the iconic A-10 Warthog passes away

"There was a major in the Air Force . . . . He saw the first couple of ones. He said, 'Geez, that thing is as ugly...

USAF begins process to buy light attack aircraft

"The Light Attack Aircraft offers an option to increase the Air Force capacity beyond what we now have in our inventory or budget," Secretary of...

The unknown story of an A-10 CAS mission performed to support...

Just as the A-10s and the helicopters were returning to base, the Special Forces men discovered that they had forgotten one member of the...

Beautiful footage shows 107th FS A-10 Warthogs landing on abandoned runway...

The A-10 can be serviced and operated from austere bases with limited facilities near battle areasTaken on Jun. 7, 2018 the beautiful footage in...

107th Fighter Squadron returns to Normandy after 74 years to commemorate...

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...

USAF releases RFP to re-wing 112 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs

The USAF aims to maintain a fleet of 285 A-10 aircraft out into the 2030sAccording Jane's, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has issued a request...

USAF to receive first wing set replacements for its A-10 tank busters...

The USAF has already rewinged 173 A-10s, but 109 Warthogs (one-third of the fleet) are still flying with their original wings and are in...

A-10 pilot who landed his Hog gear up has been awarded...

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...

HOW THIS A-10 WAS ABLE TO RTB AFTER HER RIGHT ENGINE...

"This is a true testament to the combat survivability of the A-10," Maj. Gary "Wolfman" Wolf (retired), former A-10 pilotDuring the opening stages of...

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