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U.S. Air Force Used Robots To Remove Paint From The A-10 Thunderbolt II

U.S. Air Force Used Robots To Remove Paint From The A-10 Thunderbolt II

For the first time, the U.S. Air Force used 576th AMXS leverages robotic paint stripping technology on A-10 Thunderbolt II to remove paint from aircraft. The 576th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is upgrading its traditional manual media blast paint removal process by using new-generation robots to strip the paint from A-10s …

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A-10 Warthogs Landing On Abandoned Runway During Exercise

A-10 Warthogs Landing On Abandoned Runway During Exercise

U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthogs”, assigned to 107th Fighter Squadron, conduct austere landing training on an old abandoned runway with support from 321st Special Tactics Squadron Combat Controllers, during exercise Saber Strike 18 in Haapsalu, Estonia on June 7, 2018.   Noteworthy the Thunderbolt II can be serviced …

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Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Close Air Support Videos

A-10 Thunderbolt II Close Air Support Videos

Close air support (CAS) is air action by fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft against hostile targets that are in close proximity to friendly forces and requires detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of those forces. This is important to point out because people seem to think …

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