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US$ 11,798 million
close support
one
GE TF-34-100
2- 9,065 lbs. ea.
21,540 lbs.
50,000 lbs.
1- 30 mm
16,000 lbs.
53' 4"
57' 6"
345 mph
440 mph
6,000 fpm
45,000 feet
800 miles
5/10/72
1977






A-10 Warthog For Sale

The NitroPlanes A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 42 1/2" and length of 39". Included with the ARF are BL EDF motors. It is available in a wide variety of color schemes.

The origins of the A-10, called Warthog or Thunderbolt, originally for sale by Fairchild Republic, trace back to around 1970. At the time, the U.S.A.F. wanted a ground attack aircraft capable of going up against the heaviest armor of the Soviet Union.



A-10 Warthog For Sale.

Flying Styro's A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 39" and length of 53". Recommended power comes from Jet Screamer motors driving 56 mm XF fan units.

Fighter planes used in the ground attack role proved vulnerable to enemy fire during the Korean and Vietnam wars. The U.S.A.F. wanted a dedicated ground attack aircraft that could take punishment from enemy fire, deliver a heavy weapons load, and bring its crew back unharmed.




A-10 Warthog For Sale.

The great looking Mibo Jets A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 118" and a length of 108". You can power it with two turbines that produce from 18 to 27 lbs of thrust each. All up weight is about 53 lbs.

The A-10 Warthog was the answer that the U.S.A.F. was looking for. They deliver a powerful punch, can carry a heavy weapons load, can deliver their ordnance with accuracy, can withstand punishment, and bring their crews home safe and sound.



A-10 Warthog For Sale.

The airplane was specifically designed to fly low-level missions against enemy armor and artillery in a battlefield environment. It has large control surfaces on wings which produce a great amount of lift at slow speeds.  The combination provides the aircraft with excellent maneuverability while carrying heavy loads. Unlike conventional fighter aircraft, due to its short take off and landing distances, the airplane can operate near front lines on short, unfinished landing strips.

A-10 Warthog For Sale.

The turbofan jet engines of the airplane are very efficient. This permits a long mission loiter time. In addition, the heat signature of the engines is less than that of turbojet engines. This makes them less vulnerable to attack from heat seeking missiles. Location of the engines is high in the rear fuselage, also giving them protection from ground fire.


A-10 Warthog For Sale.

JPower's A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 49", a length of 45", and a weight of about 2.8 lbs. Included are motors turning 64 mm EDF's, retracts, and a flight battery.

Hobby-Lobby has a A-10 Warthog for sale that is a foamy.  It has a 39" wingspan with a length of 35". Weight is about 2 lb. 2 oz. You will need a pair of motors turning 56 mm EDF units for power.

The GWS A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 38" and a length of 34". Recommended power comes from EDF 50 motors driving EDF 2030X5 fan units.

Combat Models A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 51" and a length of 47". You can power it with from .40 to .50 pusher engines, .21 to .25 ducted fan engine units, or the equivalent electric ducted fan motor units.

Electric Jet Factory's A-10 Warthog for sale has a fiberglass fuselage, 51" wingspan. Included are two 70 mm EDF units. Recommended power comes from EJF 2W EDF motors.

Aeron-naut Modellbau has the A-10 Warthog for sale in two models. Both have the same dimensions, with the difference being that one is an all wood kit and the other has a GRP fuselage.  Specifications are:  Wingspan - 51 1/2"; length - 40"; all up weight - 3 1/2 lbs.  Power can be from two speed 400 to 480 motors or two Turbo-Fan 1000 units.

The airplane is built for survivability. All major control systems have at least dual redundancy. Its cockpit is surrounded by titanium armor capable of repelling small arms fire. Internal and external self sealing retardant foam protects the fuel tanks. Important controls can continue to function even without hydraulic pressure. Many of the parts of the airplane can be used interchangeably on either side of the aircraft. This includes the vertical stabilizers, engines, and main landing gear.


A-10 Warthog For Sale.

The primary weapon of the airplane is its Gatling gun. Most of the space in the nose of the aircraft is taken up by the gun and its ammunition. The gun can fire 30 mm armor piercing shells at a rate of 35 rounds per second. A single shell contacting a vital point has been known to destroy a tank from one mile away. The airplane is also armed with bombs, rockets, and armor-piercing missiles. For night missions, pilots are equipped with night-vision goggles.

Bill Wright emailed us that,  "Dare Hobby's A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 30 1/2" and length is 28".  The kit is a Pat Tritle design.  For power you will need two EPF 200 fan units.

Starmax has a A-10 Warthog for sale.  Its wingspan is 42", its length is 39", and its weight is about 31 oz. It comes with retractable landing gear, plus motors turning 64 mm EDF units.

Scale RC Models A-10 Warthog for sale has a 78" wingspan and a 70" length. You will need from .45 to .78 engines turning Turbax fan units for power."

Thank you Bill for all those great sources for the A-10 Warthog for sale.

Precision Cut Kits A-10 Warthog for sale has 75" wingspan.  Plans are also available for sale from them.

Uncle Willies Plans pusher prop A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 56" and needs a .40 2C engine.

Air Age Store has the A-10 Warthog for sale as plans from Keith Sparks.  Wingspan is 61", length is 50", and power is from twin .25 two cycle engines. Weight is about 7 1/2 lbs.

Plans for a smaller A-10 Warthog for sale can be found at the Air Age Store.  Construction is a wood fuselage with foamy wings. Wingspan is 48" and engines can be from .15 - .25 two cycle.

The largest A-10 Warthog for sale plans from Air Age Store are from John Kidd.  Wingspan is 56" with a 45" length. You can use 1/2A engines for power.

Tom Henderson emailed to let us know that "Riccs has the A-10 Warthog for sale.  I don't know its specs.

ECrater's A-10 Warthog for sale has a 38" wingspan and is 34" long.  Power is by Speed 380 type motors. Weight is about 1 lb.

Wowplanes A-10 Warthog for sale wingspan is 73" and it is 67" long. A pair of brushless motors driving 90 mm EDF units are needed to power it. Weight should be around 13 lbs."

Happy Sun Toys rc  A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 34" and is available with brushed or brushless motors.

Dianzhe's A-10 Warthog for sale has a 38" wingspan with power by Speed 370 motors.  Hope that helps - Tom"

Thank you Tom, for all the good information.



A-10 Warthog For Sale.

The ground attack aircraft were first deployed in 1977, primarily in Europe. They were in combat against Iraqi forces during the Gulf War in 1991 when they neutralized over 1,200 enemy artillery batteries, over 1,000 tanks, and some 2,000 vehicles. They were in action in Bosnia and Herzegovinia from 1994 to 1995 and again in 1999.

The airplane was also used in support of the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq. Most recently they have conducted missions in Afghanistan and Libya.

In November 2009 the USAF awarded Lockheed Martin some $7,700,000 in additional contracts for aircraft upgrades. Among them are a fuel management system, plus wing and air frame enhancements to extend service life.

A total of 715 of the aircraft were produced of which some 365 are still deployed.

Frank Randazzo emailed us: "Be sure to include the Shantou Chenghai Pengcheng Toys A-10 Warthog for sale.  It has a 38" wingspan, and 370 size motors turning 50 mm EDF units for power."

You can find the A-10 Warthog for sale as plans from Traplet Publications.  Wingspan is 50" and power comes from Speed 600 motors turning EDF's.  Weight is about 4 1/2 lbs.

Tom Sickles A-10 Warthog for sale has a wingspan of 74" and length of 65".  It uses unspecified turbine power.

Jim Marks emailed us this review of his A-10 Warthog for sale by NitroPlanes:

"The A-10 Warthog for sale by  NitroPlanes arrived in a sturdy box. It was well packed with lots of reinforcements to prevent damage to the model inside.

It is very complete and has few parts. It was ready to fly in just one night.

Once all the batteries were charged, I check out the control linkages. You want to make sure that they are centered and do not have too little or two much throw. If you have a radio with dual rates, you can dial in minimal throws for faster maneuvers, and maximum throws, with lots of exponential, for aerobatics and slower maneuvers.

The A-10 Warthog for sale by NitroPlanes has a flight speed that is very scale-like. It isn't a speed demon, but neither is the actual aircraft.  However, it does excel in doing just about any maneuver I am capable of performing.  It needs a little dive to build up speed if you want to do a good loop.

For all of its great maneuverability, the aircraft flys like a trainer. You can throttle way back and slowly pull up the nose to induce a stall. It will eventually stop flying without dropping a wing and just fall-off forward towards the ground. Just give it a little forward stick and increase power to get it flying again.

About the only mild surprise I had was while first landing.  The airplane will really slow down, but keep on flying. In fact, for my first landing, I was just a little fast. The airplane got into ground effect and needed almost our entire runway to settle in. Now I keep landing speeds way down and don't have any problems.

All in all, to close this review, I would have to say that the A-10 Warthog for sale by NitroPlanes is a good value for the money straight out of the box. - Regards, Jim"

We appreciate your A-10 Warthog review, Jim.

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