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Offline fightingirish

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Re: Fairchild A-10 Projects
« Reply #120 on: August 06, 2017, 12:46:53 pm »
Early nose and gun modification projects. Source: Combat Aircraft Monthly - March 2013, page 52
More and better pictures: https://postimg.org/gallery/361pot9p0/
 :o Looks more like an anteater than a warthog!  ;)
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A-10 Gun Gas Diverter Photos
Several photos of a prototype gun gas diverter for the A-10. Gun gas divertion was a major problem for the A-10. Taken at an Elmendorf Air Force Base open house in 1985. Credit: Corbin via HyperScale
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http://aviationarchives.blogspot.de/2017/08/a-10-gun-gas-diverter-photos.html
http://www.network54.com/Forum/624633/thread/1362706447/A-10+Gun+Gas+Diverter+Pics
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Re: Fairchild A-10 Projects
« Reply #121 on: August 10, 2018, 09:52:33 pm »
Fairchild report on A-10 FAC circa 1979-1980.