Tag: Scorpion

EDWARDS TEST PILOTS FLY EXPERIMENTAL LIGHT ATTACK AIRCRAFT AT OA-X “COMPETITION”

The missions flown during OA-X include close air support (CAS), air interdiction (AI), combat search and rescue (CSAR) and strike coordination and reconnaissance (SCAR) The...

SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OA-X “COMPETITION” CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT HOLLOMAN AFB

During the month long experiment, Air Force pilots are flying basic surface attack missions in Textron Aviation’s AT-6 Wolverine turboprop and Scorpion jet, Sierra...

U.S. AIR FORCE RESETS A-10 WARTHOG EARLIEST RETIREMENT DATE TO 2021

The A-10 Warthog isn't always the right CAS platform for different climate and geographic zones As reported by Military.com, on Feb. 08, 2017 the U.S....

THE U.S. AIR FORCE COULD SOON PROCURE LIGHT ATTACK AIRCRAFT TO...

OA-X program is not focused on finding an A-10 Thunderbolt II replacement, but in procuring an aircraft able to complement it Speaking at the American...

Scorpion Tactical Jet has successfully completed its first weapons exercise

The Scorpion could be a viable A-10 replacement which could take over the role of the beloved Warthog in few years if the A-10's...

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