Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

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A-10 Thunderbolt II
A-10 Thunderbolt II In-flight-2.jpg
An A-10 frae the 81st Fichter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
Role Fixed-wing close air support, forward air control, an grund-attack aircraft
Naitional oreegin Unitit States
Manufacturer Fairchild Republic
First flicht 10 Mey 1972
Introduction Mairch 1977
Status In service
Primar uiser Unitit States Air Force
Produced 1972–84[1]
Nummer biggit 716[2]
Unit cost
US$11.8 million (average, 1994 dollars)[3]

The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American twin-ingine, straicht-wing jet aircraft developed bi Fairchild-Republic in the early 1970s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Spick 2000, pp. 17, 52.
  2. Jenkins 1998, p. 42.
  3. "Operation Desert Storm: Evaluation of the Air Campaign, GAO/NSIAD-97-134 Appendix IV." U.S. General Accounting Office, 12 June 1997. Retrieved 5 March 2010.