A-10 ThunderboltItem Number: 1071
A-10 Thunderbolt airplane model. The Republic A-10 and OA-10 Thunderbolt IIs are 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 all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. The primary mission of the A-10 is to provide day and night close air combat support for friendly land forces and to act as forward air controller (FAC) to coordinate and direct friendly air forces in support of land forces.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/48. Wingspan 15 inches, Length 13 1/4 inches.