A-10 Thunderbolt II

These cool photos of Davis-Monthan A-10s under a snowstorm give a whole new meaning to “Brrrr-t”!

These cool photos of Davis-Monthan A-10s under a snowstorm give a whole new meaning to “Brrrr-t”!

Davis-Monthan AFB is located in Arizona, so the maintainers and A-10 Warthog attack aircraft stationed there haven’t had a snow… Read More

3 years ago

BRRRRRRTTTTTT!!!! HOW USAF A-10 TANK BUSTERS SHOT DOWN TWO IRAQI HELICOPTERS DURING OPERATION DESERT STORM

"I put another 100 rounds down, and the helicopter jinked right into the last burst; the helicopter looked like it… Read More

3 years ago

Rare, cool video shows A-10s and Thunderbirds Formation Flying

This just-released video shows a rare formation with A-10s and the US Air Force Thunderbirds over Nevada. Brought to my… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive video shows A-10 pilot belly landing after catastrophic gun malfunction blew his Hog’s canopy off during a training mission in 2017

Taken on Jul. 20, 2017 during a training mission, the impressive video in this post features Major Brett Devries successfully… Read More

3 years ago

Michigan ANG Hog driver awarded DFC for 2017 belly landing after catastrophic gun malfunction blew his A-10’s canopy off

The training flight narrowly avoided catastrophe on July 20, 2017, when DeVries successfully landed his A-10 Thunderbolt II with neither… Read More

3 years ago

Interesting video shows 576th AMXS crews painting three variations of nose art on A-10 Thunderbolt II

Not all A-10s get nose art, but for the ones that do, paint crews refer to the different paint schemes… Read More

3 years ago

Former A-10 pilot explains while the Hawg is better than the F-35 as CAS aircraft (but only after the F-35 had gone through first to clear the air in the battle area)

“I’d pick the Hawg. And I’d be forever grateful that the F-35 had gone through first to clear the air for… Read More

3 years ago

Retired USAF Pilot explains how you can retain consciousness during G-LOC blackout

‘Everything quickly went from blue to gray to black. Like really quick. Had I continued to haul back on the… Read More

4 years ago

F-16 Fanboy who Became A-10 pilot explains why he would never trade its Warthog for a Viper

‘All through high school, and then all through pilot training, I wanted to fly the F-16. Agile, multirole, and downright… Read More

4 years ago

A quick look at Scaled Composites ARES, the mini A-10 that never was that played the part of the secret Me 263 jet in the movie Iron Eagle III

‘It’s fast, cheap to operate and easy to build. Most importantly, it has the ONE THING troops want and that… Read More

4 years ago

A-10 with bullet hole in the underbelly continues operations after remote engineering assessment

An A-10 Thunderbolt II damaged in a deployed location was quickly returned to service after a remote engineering assessment, while… Read More

4 years ago

Seven Warthog Squadrons to remain operational Through 2040s Despite USAF Plans to Cut A-10 Fleet

Seven squadrons of A-10s along with light attack aircraft in partnership with some countries will be part of US Air… Read More

4 years ago

‘Listen to The Doors when I strafe It’s kinda like getting paid to f**k:’ The story of the A-10 Pilot who liked to listen to Rock Music during BRRRRTTTTT runs

Despite being too busy listening to and talking on the radios and not being allowed to carry electronic devices with… Read More

4 years ago

‘USAF plans to retire 42 A-10 Warthogs at Davis-Monthan,’ Arizona lawmaker Says

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Tucson, identified the proposed cuts in letters to the Air Force and to House committees that said cutting the… Read More

4 years ago

A-10 Pilot explains why Flying the Hog without Earplugs is like attending the biggest heavy metal concert in the world

“One day I went out to the jet, strapped in, reached into the little pocket on my sleeve to grab… Read More

4 years ago

A Quick Look at ‘HObIT’ the HGU-55/P Helmet Add-On that Makes the A-10 Hog More Lethal on the Battlefield

One HGU-55/P add-ons is the Hybrid Optical-based Inertial Tracker, or HObIT, which allows A-10 pilots to use their helmet-mounted cueing… Read More

4 years ago

Instead of dumping the Hog… Why not “double down?” Interesting A-10AA Close-Support Attack Aircraft proposal Surfaces on Facebook

The proposal appeared on 23RD TFW Flying Tigers Facebook page and was aimed to save the legendary Warthog. As the… Read More

4 years ago