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The A-10 Warthog May Be Kept Out Of Retirement By Law

The U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II AKA “Warthog” has become one of the most-recognized and beloved warplanes since it started flying in the 1970s. We’ve been hearing about its impending retirement—and the reason many in the armed services community are against that—for ages, but proposed legislation could keep it…

B-1B Bombers Are The Aerial Weapon Of Choice For Supporting Iraq's Ramadi Offensive

High above the battleground of Ramadi, Iraq, B-1B Lancer bombers circle like vultures, waiting for targeting information and using their own keen eyes to locate potential enemies to destroy. It is just another reminder of how a bomber that has had a tough time finding its identity has turned into an arsenal ship of…

Watch This A-10 Buzz Some Light Aircraft On A Runway... Twice!

This A-10 gives a couple of light airplane pilots an awesome up-close and personal demonstration while attending the 2011 Toronto Air Show. Maybe the best part of the video is the audio, hearing how stoked those bush pilots are over the awesome ringing sound of the ‘Hog’s twin TF-34 turbofans doing their thing at full…

Four Key US Senators Sign Letter In Full Support Of The A-10 Warthog

Senators McCain, Ayotte, Graham, and Chambliss have all signed a letter rebuffing the USAF's recent claims that the A-10 must be retired in order to provide enough maintainers for the struggling F-35 program. In addition, it is clear that a defense spending bill (NDAA) will not make it to the President's desk with the…

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