A-10 Warthog

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These beautiful works of Aviation art would have graced the screens, or computer screens, of A-10 Warthog lovers the world over.

Gunners take potshots at a fleeing A-10 Warthog
Gunners take potshots at a fleeing A-10 Warthog

You'd better duck!!!! The A-10 cannon fires depleted uranium shells the size of coke bottles!
You'd better duck!!!! The A-10 cannon fires depleted uranium shells the size of coke bottles!

The main hangar in A-10 where presumablt arming and maintenance took place.
The main hangar in A-10 where presumablt arming and maintenance took place.

A shattered convoy, obviously victim to the Avenger cannon and AGM-65 Mavericks.
A shattered convoy, obviously victim to the Avenger cannon and AGM-65 Mavericks..

The briefing room
The briefing room.

The briefing room with the door closed !
The briefing room with the door closed !

Like its namesake, the Thunderbolt strikes without warning.
Like its namesake, the Thunderbolt strikes without warning.

mmm.... I see cluster munitions, LAU series unguided rockets, Laser Guided bombs and Infra Red or TV guided Mavericks on this A-10. Maybe the hardest part of flying the A-10 is remembering how to operate all the different weapons systems!
Mmm.... I see cluster munitions, LAU series unguided rockets, Laser Guided bombs and Infra Red or TV guided Mavericks on this A-10. Maybe the hardest part of flying the A-10 is remembering how to operate all the different weapons systems!

Good shot!!! Iron bombs rain down on a convoy as it crosses a bridge.
Good shot!!! Iron bombs rain down on a convoy as it crosses a bridge.

Whooooaaammphaaa! A tank brews up spectacularly and pops the turret.
Whooooaaammphaaa! A tank brews up spectacularly and pops the turret.

Special delivery... courtesy of the USAF
Special delivery... courtesy of the USAF.

Lightning never strikes twice !
Lightning never strikes twice !

These pictures are courtesy of Jan-Albert van Ree