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Hachette Collections Combat Aircraft HADC32
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II Diecast Model
USAF 127th FW, 107th FS Red Devils MI ANG, #81-0994, Selfridge ANGB, MI, Squadron 100th Anniversary 2017

1:100 Scale   Length   Width
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II   6.25"   7"

Except for the popular "nose art", A-10s rarely carry any special color schemes. One exception is this A-10C of the Michigan Air National Guard that received this historic paint scheme and an over-sized version of the red devil from the unit's badge to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 107th Squadron.

Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II

Designed to counter criticism that the US Air Force wasn't serious enough about close air support, the A-10 Thunderbolt II was first flown on May 10, 1972. The Thunderbolt II is a single-seat attack aircraft used to protect ground forces from tanks, armored vehicles and other ground targets. Nicknamed "Warthog," the A-10 is highly maneuverable at low speeds and low altitude and is capable of short take-offs and landings. It is designed for easy maintenance-many of its parts are interchangeable between the right and left side and it can operate from bases with limited facilities. The A-10 is expected to remain in service until 2028 or beyond.

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Hachette Collections Combat Aircraft

The Hachette Collections "Combat Aircraft" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Hachette Collections "Combat Aircraft" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".

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