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Fairchild-Republic Thunderbolt 2 (78-0693) - 'WARDOG' & 'RAVEN' flights taxiing for departure. The A-10s from the 104th FS have been here this week training with the KC-46s from the NH ANG  (8/25)
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Fairchild-Republic Thunderbolt 2 (78-0693)

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'WARDOG' & 'RAVEN' flights taxiing for departure. The A-10s from the 104th FS have been here this week training with the KC-46s from the NH ANG (8/25)

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ricky819
A very formidable warbird indeed.
That offset nose gear bothers my senses, but, I'm glad they didn't dump these remarkable fighting aircraft!
ken kemper
Chris

Great picture angle & photo.
RedComet
All A-10 photos will get 5 stars from me even if they were blurry!

Nice shot and please keep 'em coming.
user3956
These are some of the most effective aircraft at what they do and were made for combat and readiness, the engines can be mounted on either side for quick turnaround if needed. I'll never understand why so many of the brass over time have wanted rid of these, I think we should keep them around as long as possible.
adelma
The offset nose gear makes room for one heck of a cannon!! Function over style!!
Douglas Miles
User3956, I think we all can figure out why some higher-ups are always looking to replace extremely dependable, efficient and effective fighting machines. Someone somewhere always has something to sell the military that's a "better" tool, NOT... I'm not sure I've ever heard someone that's been in ground combat in the last 40-years say "yeah, I think it would be a good idea if we get rid of the A-10"
bob reeves
Chris!!!! Now this is the SHOT !!!
john cook
Stick & Rudder
Mark Albrecht
This is the very last thing many Taliban fighters saw during their earthly sojourn.
Glen Horton
silverio califano The offset nose gear is to allow the gun to be on the centerline of the aircraft.
serge LOTH
I m sure we will see A10 for a long time..
Alan Brown
Great photo of a group of Bad Guys you don't want to be on the wrong side of.
Thank you for the photo!
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