Are A-10 Warthogs still being made?

Are A-10 Warthogs still being made?

With a variety of upgrades and wing replacements, the A-10’s service life can be extended to 2040; the service has no planned retirement date as of June 2017.

How many a-10s are still in service?

280 A-10
According to Boeing, over 280 A-10 models remain in service with the USAF, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve, and the Air National Guard.

Does Ukraine have A-10?

And even though recent upgrades to A-10C Thunderbolt II have improved its targeting and communications capabilities, the A-10 was built to fight a very different war than the one we are seeing now in Ukraine.

How long can A-10 stay in the air?

The re-winging of the venerable attack aircraft, popularly known as the Warthog, is expected to allow it to keep flying until the late 2030s, Air Force Materiel Command said in a release. The upgraded wings should last for up to 10,000 flight hours without requiring a depot inspection, AFMC said.

What kind of aircraft is the A-10C?

The A-10C is the premier Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft of the United States, and it saw extensive use in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tank Killer brings you the most realistic PC simulation of the A-10C that includes the accurately simulated flight dynamics, avionics, sensors, and weapon systems.

How powerful is the American A-10 missile?

“The A-10 has 11 stores pylons, providing an external load capacity of 7,260kg.” Using the cannon, the A-10 is capable of disabling a main battle tank from a range of over 6,500m. The cannon can fire a range of ammunition, including armour-piercing incendiary rounds (API) weighing up to 0.75kg, or uranium-depleted 0.43kg API rounds.

What is the A-10C Thunderbolt II used for?

The A-10C Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against light maritime attack aircraft and all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles.

What is the A-10C advanced aircraft training qualification campaign?

The A-10C Advanced Aircraft Training Qualification campaign puts you in the cockpit of an A-10C Warthog, and tests your ability to use the aircraft’s weapon systems successfully. Based on real world qualification requirements you will fly 10 performance check rides to execute against pre-defined performance objectives.