Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1325
A-10C Warthog "Hairless Joe"
79-0145, 47th FS, 917th FG, Barksdale AFB, 2012
True 1/72 scale
Professionally painted
Great attention to detail
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied)
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions
Loads of optional armament has been provided
Canopy opens
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic
Highly collectable
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”.

A-10C Warthog 79-0145 was manufactured in 1979 c/n A10-0409. The character painted on the
aircraft is “Hairless Joe”, a character from the Li’l Abner comic strip by Al Capp. Inside the ladder
door there is an inscription, “We fight in search of Truth. We fight for Freedom…. With LIBERTY
AND JUSTICE FOR ALL”. In 1996 the 47th switched from a combat role to training and since the
47th had some of the best A-10 pilots it was deployed to Bagram AB in support of Operation
Enduring Freedom In February 2012.
Specifications A-10
A-10C - Modernization version of the A-10A

Crew: One

Main role: A-10 - close air support, OA-10 -
airborne forward air control

Manufacturer: Fairchild Republic Co.

Power Plants: Two General Electric TF34-GE-100 turbofans
Thrust: 9,065 pounds per engine

Length: 16.16 meters   (53 ft  4 ins)
Height: 4.42 meters     (14 ft  8 ins)
Wingspan: 17.42 meters    (57 ft   6 ins)

Speed: 420 miles per hour (Mach 0.56)

Ceiling: 13,636 meters    (45,000 ft)

Maximum Takeoff Weight: 22,950 kg.    (51,000 lbs.)

Range: 800 miles (695 nautical miles)

Armament: One 30 mm GAU-8/A seven-barrel Gatling gun; maximum 7,200 kg
(16,000lbs.) of mixed ordnance on
eight under-wing and three under-fuselage pylon stations, including 225 kg (500 lbs.)
Mk-82 and 900 kg (2,000 lbs.)
Mk-84 series low/high drag bombs, incendiary cluster bombs, combined effects
munitions, mine dispensing munitions,
AGM-65 Maverick missiles and laser-guided/electro-optically guided bombs; infrared
countermeasure flares;
electronic countermeasure chaff; jammer pods; 6.99 cm (2.75 in.) rockets; illumination
flares and AIM-9 Sidewinder
missiles.
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