The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II was designed for the US Air Force for close air support. The prototype first flew in 1972 and was introduced into service in 1977. It is commonly known as the Warthog or Hog and houses the legendary GAU-8 Avenger 30mm Gatling gun. The A-10C is still being used by the US Airforce.
This is a well-made scale model of the legendary aircraft with loads of features. It comes complete with a hand painted pilot, legendary cannon, bombs and drop tanks to add to the beautifully crafted and realistic airframe in US Airforce colors. The plane is powered by two 64mm EDFs with 2836-3500KV motors, and 40A ESCs, producing 1700g of thrust. Also all servos are metal geared and if you need flaps then add another two 9g servos. Servoless retracts are standard.
Just like the real plane this model has amazing low level, slow speed maneuverability due to the wide wings and heaps of power.
This is a must for any collection. Just think of all those low beat-ups of your airfield.
• Upgrade – 4S Version
• Hand painted pilot, bombs and drop tanks
• Dual 64mm EDF w/ 2836-3500KV motors producing 1700g of thrust
• Servoless retracts, steerable nose wheel
• Flaps ready (requires 2 x 9g metal geared servos)
• Superior nylon hinges on all control surfaces