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A-10's GAU-8/A

Discussion in 'GunPics' started by azatrox, Feb 26, 2012.


  1. azatrox

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    A very impressive gun. So impressive, you need an A-10 to haul it around!

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    sequestered!

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    love the sound they make too. i remember the first time i heard it. out at at the helia bend range in az when i was a youg airman
     

  3. azatrox

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    That's where these pics were taken. The Barry Goldwater Range, just south of Gila Bend.
     
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    ah. they named it goldwater now. i was involved in operation"bury barry" back when i was in honorguard at luke.
     
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    Heard they're retiring the warthogs. Shame! There's just some unique character about them that makes a statement, kinda like the original Jeep Wrangler makes a statement, but with a lot less ammo.
     
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    with budget cuts probbaly wont happen. we dont have anything to replace it or the money to buy something to replace it.
     
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    As an active duty Infantryman in the 80's I was very, very glad we had these bad boys!
     
  8. azatrox

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    One more, for the heck of it!
    Click for full size.

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    nice! whats the T shaped thing behind the cockpit? its been about 14 years since i worked on em when i was in korea and i dont remember that being there. i had to shimmie down the back bone to pull the turtle back pannel to raise the canopy for seat removal.
     
  10. azatrox

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    Satellite radio? J/K lol I have no idea.
    Maybe someone who knows can chime in?
     
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    GPS? Some sort of antenna.
     
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