Aviation Photo #1244011: Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II - USA - Air Force


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    USA - Air Force
    Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II
    Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
    Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
    Fairchild
    A10-0658
    81-0963
    SP
    In Flight
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 20, 2007
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August 05, 2007
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Sitting high above the North Sea in 'Quid 78'. Our tasking for the day was several flights of SP A10s operating out of Lakenheath whilst their home base at Spangdahlem AB was undergoing Runway maintanence. Callsign 'Dirty 2', Seen here posing for the camera!
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Comments (6)

Anonymous
9 years ago
Very nice picture, especially with the boat below, it gives a nice perspective...And what a fitting package name lol. This Warthog is really dirty haha.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Stunning detail! really sharp image.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I love the way the engines are mounted in the Warthog´s tail. T.B.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I love this plane and its unique design!
As the answer or analog to Russian Su-25 Frogfoot, USA went the different way, it is another conception to this type of military aircrafts. Nice to see non-default way of thinking and ingeneering!

P.S.: Great photo 5*!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It's cool to when you see them taking off in SPM and then here in such a nice picture... Feels like "I know that guy"! Thanks!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
They really look goo when theyre dirty!