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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #50 on: August 08, 2012, 05:22:42 PM »
Random idea:  A-10 in this scheme:

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #51 on: August 09, 2012, 01:09:48 AM »
Hows about a quickee  ;)
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #52 on: August 09, 2012, 02:21:48 AM »
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #53 on: August 09, 2012, 06:23:58 AM »
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #54 on: August 09, 2012, 07:01:21 AM »
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Nice one - that looks very buildable, possibly using the old box-scale Revell Mariner for the hull and tail.  8)
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #55 on: August 09, 2012, 02:30:50 PM »
Sent  Sea Hog  concept to my Navy conacts.
Maybe a prototype contract will be forthcoming   ;)

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #56 on: August 12, 2012, 06:30:08 AM »
Just an inspirational photo:

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #57 on: September 05, 2012, 02:40:37 AM »
Random thought:  RAAF A-10 in Commemorative Beaufighter scheme:

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #58 on: September 05, 2012, 06:23:34 AM »
Just an inspirational photo:




What did they use on that, an F-4 canopy ?

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #59 on: September 05, 2012, 09:49:34 PM »
It was custom-built for the OA-10A.  It does bear some similarities, though.

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #60 on: January 27, 2013, 04:41:01 AM »
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #61 on: January 28, 2013, 01:10:28 AM »
^ super nice! ( now i need to get an A-10) ;D
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #62 on: January 30, 2013, 01:41:37 AM »
Looks like a possible follow on to the A-10.

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #63 on: February 10, 2013, 10:03:59 AM »
Box stock, but is Swedish and painted in splinter.
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #64 on: March 30, 2013, 06:39:53 AM »
For the 1:48 builder a partial component list for a Norwegian AF Warthog
1.  Tamiya A-10, second edition. FSD model easier to modify and be both obvious and subtle
2.  Archer's resin rivets to add missing detail
3.  Chaff/flare dispensers of your own design
4.  Hasegawa Japanese weapons set for the ASM-1 and 2, later rather modified.

More to come: seat, ip/HUD, ECM, pods, etc.

At the current time Tamiya Warthogs often found at shows quite inexpensively.   Mine, for instance, was part of a two-for-$15 deal, the other kit being a Tamiya F-15J.   

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #65 on: March 30, 2013, 10:12:40 AM »
How about a Japanese or South Korean A-10?
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« Reply #66 on: March 30, 2013, 10:18:24 AM »
Quote
How about a Japanese or South Korean A-10?

That's exactly what I thought this afternoon when perusing through the Monogram and Tamiya (gen. 1) A-10's in the stash.       
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #67 on: March 30, 2013, 10:30:31 AM »
How about a Japanese or South Korean A-10?

Ever read "Red Phoenix" by Larry Bond?  Its about a fictional 2nd Korean War in the 1980's and guess what the South Koreans have plinking tanks?  A-10s!!!  8)

Great read by the way if you haven't had the chance.  Reads a bit like Red Storm Rising  8)
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #68 on: March 30, 2013, 09:11:28 PM »
How about a <...> South Korean A-10?

In SEA wrap-around or the cool camo they use on their Ka-32 Helix!  :)
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #69 on: March 31, 2013, 04:18:08 AM »
Either.  Even grey.
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« Reply #70 on: March 31, 2013, 04:21:23 AM »
Yeah.  :) Can you imagine grey digital camo on a ROKAF A-10?   I was looking over some colour photos of N. Korea and with all those mountains thought grey digi would be perfect for them.  What I have in mind is similar to the pattern currently used on the Ukrainian Su-25's  Blue 06 and Blue 07 as recently seen on somebody's FB page.   
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #71 on: April 03, 2013, 02:34:38 PM »
Some great Fire Bomber images posted by Mark Nankivil over on Secret Projects:


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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #72 on: April 03, 2013, 02:49:47 PM »
Like that.  Good depiction of A-10 alternate service.   :)
Could be done with retired C-141s.

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #73 on: April 04, 2013, 07:14:34 AM »
that one just needs some budweiser logos on it and its off to the races!
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #74 on: April 16, 2013, 02:03:25 AM »
Just an inspiring shot:

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