Where are A-10 aircraft stationed?
Deployments of A-10As followed at bases both at home and abroad, including England AFB, Louisiana; Eielson AFB, Alaska; Osan Air Base, South Korea; and RAF Bentwaters/RAF Woodbridge, England.
What Air Force bases have A-10?
Squadrons 1 to 100
|45th Fighter Squadron||Davis–Monthan Air Force Base||A-10|
|46th Fighter Training Squadron||Barksdale Air Force Base||A-10A|
|47th Fighter Squadron||Barksdale AFB||A-10C|
|48th Fighter Squadron||Langley Air Force Base||F-15|
How long can A-10 fly?
The A-10 is suitable for operation from forward air bases, with short take-off and landing capability. The aircraft has a long range (800 miles), high endurance and can loiter in the battle area.
Can you buy A-10 Warthog?
The US Air Force has closed the lid on discussions about shopping the A-10 Warthog to allies, telling Flightglobal it will not sell the close-in attack aircraft to anyone. In a 23 July statement, air force spokesman Melissa Milner said: “There are no anticipated sales of A-10 aircraft to anyone.”
What aircraft do I fly on a Mango flight?
If you’re on a Mango flight, you’re flying in a reliable and favoured ‘Boeing 737-800’ aircraft. Boeing’s ‘Next-Generation 737 family’ is made up of 737-600,-700,-800 and -900ER models.
What is the A-10 known for?
The A-10 is a high-survivability and versatile aircraft, popular with pilots for the ‘get home’ effectiveness. The mission of the aircraft is ground attack against tanks, armoured vehicles and installations, and close air support of ground forces.
How many A-10 aircraft have been built?
The first flight of the A-10 was in May 1972, and a total of 713 aircraft were produced. The production of A-10 aircraft came to an end in 1984.
What makes the A-10 Thunderbolt so special?
The manoeuvrability at low speed and low altitude (below 1,000ft) allows accurate and effective targeting and weapon delivery over all types of terrain. “The A-10 Thunderbolt is also known as the Warthog.” The first flight of the A-10 was in May 1972, and a total of 713 aircraft were produced. The production of A-10 aircraft came to an end in 1984.