Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA1327 Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II USAF 124th FW, 190th FS ID ANG Skullbangers, #78-0633, Incirlik AB, Turkey, October 2016, 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”.
On October 24, 2016 the 190th Fighter Squadron "Skullbangers", 124th Fighter Wing (Idaho ANG) returned to Gowen Field Air National Guard Base, Boise, Idaho after completing a six month deployment to Incirlik, Turkey in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). OIR was created to defeat ISIS and restore stability to the Middle East region by striking Da’esh targets in Syria and Iraq. In 1978 A-10A 78-0633 was delivered to the 118th FS, 103rd FW, Connecticut ANG ("The Flying Yankees") and transferred to the 190th in 2007 and converted to a C variant.
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|Size:||9.75" Wingspan, 8.75" Long|
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