The A-10 Warthog is a straight-wing, twin-engine and single-seat jet aircraft developed and manufactured by Fairchild Republic for the United States Air Force. The A-10 Thunderbolt was developed in the 1970s to answer the need of the US Air Force for a close-air support aircraft for ground troops like tanks and armored vehicles. The A-10 Warthog first saw combat during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 when it was able to destroy around 900 Iraqi planes, making it a very effective war aircraft for that period. The A-10 Warthog model is powered by twin turbojet engines and can fly at maximum speed of 381 knots. The A-10 Warthog model was a very effective war plane during Operation Desert Storm in the 90s.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!