A-10 THUNDERBOLT II

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Name: A-10 THUNDERBOLT II
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

REGION: Selfridge open house planned for Sept. 6-7

Dozens of military aircraft, ground vehicles and informational displays are being readied for the 2014 Selfridge Open House and Air Show, set for Sept. 6 and 7 at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.The open house is the largest public military display ... [Published AdvisorSource.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

New York Airmen provide boost to air operations during Northern Strike

ALPENA, Mich. -- A group of experience maintenance Airmen from the New York Air National Guard are helping to facilitate the airpower component of Operation Northern Strike.The Airmen from the 174th Attack Wing are providing crew chief, fuels, ground ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Combat Capabilities

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program continued a steady path of flight test milestones in August, including weapons separation, software compatibility and flight hours, all demonstrating program maturity.“The test milestones ... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Old war-fighting jet being transformed into storm chaser

An A-10 Thunderbolt II is being transformed into a storm chasing jet at the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport.The war-fighting jet is retired after flying missions all around the world. It arrived in Guthrie last October.Pods are replacing what were once ... [Published KOCO 5 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refueling over Afghanistan

An interesting gallery of U.S. Air Force’s A-10s being refueled over Afghanistan. Taken on Jul. 10, 2014, the images in this post show U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from Bagram Airfield, ... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Greenflag hosts A-10s at BAFB

[Ed.’s Note: This is part two of a 3-part series of articles profiling the work of Green Flag East and the units utilizing its mission.]A-10s with the 163rd Fighter Squadron from Fort Wayne are occupying the skies of north Louisiana.Members of the Indiana ... [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

355 FW commander completes final flight

7/31/2014 - U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin E. Blanchard, 355th Fighter Wing commander, gets sprayed with water to celebrate his final flight in an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 30, 2104. A “fini” flight is a military aviation ... [Published Davis Monthan Air Force Base - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

A-10 Slated for Weather Duty

Oklahoma’s Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport is playing host to a very special aircraft. Right now it’s a fighter jet, but it’s being modified to do something very different. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is a fighter jet currently used in places like Afghanistan ... [Published Flight Journal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fighter jet gets new life as storm chaser

GUTHRIE -The Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport is playing host to a very special aircraft. Right now it's a fighter jet, but it's being modified to do something very different.The A-10 Thunderbolt II is a fighter jet currently used in places like Afghanistan ... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan

An A-10 Thunderbolt II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over eastern Afghanistan, July 10, 2014. The A-10 is assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the KC-135 is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Alma receives momento from 188th Fighter Wing

by TANIAH TUDORPress Argus-Courier StaffAlma city officials received a memento Thursday of the A-10 planes that were previously flown by airmen at the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith.During the Alma City Council meeting Thursday night, Col. Brian Burger ... [Published Press Argus-Courier - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt!

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxgSiUYZhpg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! Video Feature on the A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft with ... [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]

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"It takes a lot of work and planning to host an event of this magnitude, but to be able to use the event as a way to say thank-you to our neighbors, who have been so supportive of our military personnel over the years, makes it more than worthwhile" said Col. Philip Sheridan, 127th WingWing commander and commander of the base
"The test milestones are a direct result of the detailed planning, coordination and execution between various government teams and the integrated test force" said J D McFarlan
...between various government teams and the integrated test force," said J D McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's Vice President for F-35 Test & Verification. "Every testing milestone demonstrates the development of the F-35 in successive steps toward enabling the U S Marine Corps to attain its F-35B Initial Operational Capacity (IOC) next year."
"It's not built for speed, said A-10 Aircraft Program Manager and Crew Chief Vince Schneider. "It was built to loiter and stay over top of the battle field to protect the army.""

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REGION: Selfridge open house planned for Sept. 6-7 [Published AdvisorSource.com - 17 hours ago]
New York Airmen provide boost to air operations... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
Realistic training centerpiece of Operation Nor... [Published DVIDS - Aug 25 2014]
F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Co... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 25 2014]
F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Co... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 25 2014]
LOCKHEED MARTIN : F-35 Flight Test Program Mile... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 25 2014]
U.S., South Korea Differ On Air Defense Amid N.... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 24 2014]
Selfridge A-10's outlook cloudy as air show app... [Published Detroit News - Aug 22 2014]
Old war-fighting jet being transformed into sto... [Published KOCO 5 - Aug 20 2014]
[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refuel... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
The Republic of Turkey Enters Iraq...How Turkis... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 09 2014]
Greenflag hosts A-10s at BAFB [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Aug 06 2014]
Michigan National Guard to conduct Operation No... [Published DVIDS - Aug 01 2014]
355 FW commander completes final flight [Published Davis Monthan Air Force Base - Jul 31 2014]
A-10 Slated for Weather Duty [Published Flight Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Fighter jet gets new life as storm chaser [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Jul 29 2014]
Oklahoma aeronautics firm works with Navy resea... [Published NewsOK.com - Jul 25 2014]
Council approves request [Published Press Argus-Courier - Jul 23 2014]
Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
A-10 ‘Warthog’ tested in 16-T [Published Aerotech News and Review - Jul 22 2014]
Alma receives momento from 188th Fighter Wing [Published Press Argus-Courier - Jul 22 2014]
188th Presents Memento To Alma Council [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 21 2014]
The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]
Fort Wayne Deploys ATI Mass Notification System... [Published PRWeb - Jun 23 2014]
‘Ready If Called Upon for Iraq’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 19 2014]
Military spending: Don’t save the Warthog [Published The Economist - United States - Jun 12 2014]
Friendly fire kills 5 U.S. troops in Afghanistan [Published KVUE News Online - Jun 10 2014]
Senate, House committees push to keep A-10 flying [Published Ars Technica - May 21 2014]
Gazmin reminds troops Balikatan ‘near real life... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 15 2014]
Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force... [Published militaryfeed.com - Apr 18 2014]
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[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refuel... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 19 2014]
An interesting gallery of U.S. Air Force’s A-10s being refueled over Afghanistan. Taken on Jul. 10, 2014, the images in this post show U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from Bagram Airfield, ...
Photo - Warthog Over Afghanistan [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
An A-10 Thunderbolt II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over eastern Afghanistan, July 10, 2014. The A-10 is assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the KC-135 is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary ...
The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Jul 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxgSiUYZhpg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The "GUN" inside the plane! The A-10 Thunderbolt! Video Feature on the A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft with ...
‘Ready If Called Upon for Iraq’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 19 2014]
While nothing concrete, clear or bi-partisan came out of Obama’s White House meeting today with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; while Secretary of ...
Military spending: Don’t save the Warthog [Published The Economist - United States - Jun 12 2014]
Beware the farts of deathTWO of the things members of Congress love best are loudly supporting the troops and pumping lots of federal dollars back home. Firms that make military kit therefore make sure to spread their factories across multiple states ...
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