A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II departs after receiving fuel from a
340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a
flight in support of Operation Inherent Resolve April 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by
Senior Airman Trevor T. McBride)
Without a doubt, the A-10 cockpit is one of the world’s coolest offices.
Capt. Todd Campbell, A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot from the 66th Weapons Squadron, United States Air Force Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., parks his jet prior to the start of exercise Hustler Trough II, at Biggs Army Airfield on Fort Bliss, Texas, Oct. 31, 2015. Hustler Trough II is a week-long joint fires exercise designed to enhance synergy between more than ten different Army and Air Force units. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Marcus Fichtl)
An A-10 Thunderbolt II departs after receiving fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve - عملية العزم الصلب, July 6, 2017. The A-10 employs a wide variety of conventional munitions in support of OIR and the destruction of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)
An air-to-air right side view of, from foreground: an F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, an F-111A aircraft, an F-15C Eagle aircraft and an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles. The F-16C, F-15C and the A-10A are from the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron while the F-111A is from the 431st Test and Evaluation Squadron. The aircraft are in-flight over Hoover Dam.
A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard outside the Air National Guard Paint Facility in Sioux City, Iowa on August 3, 2017. The aircraft is painted with non-standard markings in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Red Devils of the 107th Fighter Squadron.