New England Air Museum - Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II
Bill Maloney
1/20/2009

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01 Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II 02 Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II 03 A-10 Thunderbolt Tail 04 A-10 Thunderbolt Ordnance
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05 A-10 Thunderbolt Main Gear 06 Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II 07 A-10 Thunderbolt Ordnance 08 A-10 Thunderbolt Engine Nacelle
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09 GAU-8/A 30mm Gatling Gun 10 GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm Gatling Gun 11 GAU-8/A 30mm Gatling Gun 12 A-10 Gatling Gun Ammo Feed
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13 A-10 Gatling Gun Ammo Drum 14 A-10 Gatling Gun Ammo Feed 15 GAU-8/A 30mm Gatling Gun 16 GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm Gatling Gun

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Specifications:

Republic A-10 Warthog
Another Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) can be found at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Schenectady, NY
Fairchild Republic A-10 Warthog
A Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II at US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH
Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II
One more Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY

Length: 53 feet 4 inches
Wingspan:
57 feet, 6 inches
Height:
14 feet, 8 inches
Crew:
1
Weight:
Empty 25,000lbs Loaded - 51,000lbs
Max Speed: 450mph
Cruise Speed: 335mph
Range: 800 miles
Service Ceiling: 44,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 1,620 gallons internal, 1,200 gallons external
Powerplant: Two General Electric TF34-GE-100 turbofans 9,000lbs thrust each
Armament:
 One GAU-8/A 30mm Gatling gun
 Up to 16,000 lbs. external bombs, rockets, or fuel
First Flight : April 5, 1968
Cost: $2,400,000

If you want to see what the A-10 can do in combat, log onto You Tube and do a search for A-10. There are several live fire videos that are pretty wild.

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