Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA1326 Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II USAF 127th WG, 107th FS MI ANG Red Devils, #81-0994, Squadron 100th Anniversary 2017, 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 9.75" Wingspan, 8.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is a single-seat, twin turbofan engine, straight wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic for the United States Air Force (USAF), Primary Role: Close Air Support Attack Aircraft.
The A-10C is an updated version of the 30-year old A-10A. The cockpit has two-F-16 style 5.5 inch color displays, a moving map display and other electronic upgrades while keeping the A-10 ability to function as a CAS aircraft/tank killer. They have taken the best of the “new” and matched it with the best of the “old” and come up with one mean machine. The A-10C has already seen combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. The A-10 motto, “Go Ugly Early”.
The 107th Aero Squadron was organized on August 27, 1917 and moved to France in January 1918 and re-designated the 801st Aero Squadron. In 1936 they consolidated with the 107th OS that had been activated as a Michigan National Guard unit in May 1926. Over the years the squadron was inactivated and re-designated several times and on March 15, 1992 finally became the 107th FS / 127th FW. On August 3, 2017 A-10C 81-0994 was revealed wearing a special paint scheme commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 107th Squadron “Red Devils”.
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|Size:||9.75" Wingspan, 8.75" Long|
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