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A-10 Thunderbolt II

Specifications A-10 Thunderbolt II

Powerplant: two 9,062 lb st (40.32 kN) General Electric TF34-GE-100 non-afterburning turbofans

Dimensions: length 16.26m (53 ft 4 in); height 4.47m (14 ft 8 in); wing span 17.53m (57 ft 6 in)

Weights: take-off 'empty, equipped' 11,321 kg (24,959 lb); Max Take-Off Weight 22.680 kg (50,000 lb)

Performance: max level speed at sea level 706 km/h (439 mph); service ceiling 13,636m (45,000 ft)

Armament: One 30 mm GAU-8/A seven-barrel Gaitling gun with 1,174 rounds; up to 7,258 kg (16,000 lb) of mixed ordnance on eight under-wing and three under-fuselage pylon stations, including 500 pounds (225 kilograms) of Mk-82 and 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) of 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; ECM pods; 2.75-inch rockets; illumination flares, AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles or auxiliary fuel tanks.

A-10 3view

A-10 cockpit
A-10A cockpit

A-10 GAU-8
A-10 firing its 30mm cannon

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First Published: 10 November 2002
Last Revised: 21 March 2006
Last Modified: 1 February 2016

Update log:
1 Feb 2016 Layout upgrade
21 Mar 2006 Revised