Author Topic: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog  (Read 26015 times)

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #135 on: January 15, 2018, 06:20:21 PM »
Nice scheme! 8)
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #136 on: January 15, 2018, 06:28:42 PM »
Nice scheme! 8)

YES it is.
The almost navy version ?

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #137 on: February 03, 2018, 10:18:46 AM »
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This modeler grossly overdid the weathering on their A-10. It looks ridiculous! You'd never see a plane this dirty in the real world:


LOL yep. That one is being used. Live weapons are live. Double sidewinders, and bombs on the small side... I'm guessing Syria.

No time for "hog wash" apparently... Ill get my coat


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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #138 on: February 05, 2018, 03:35:41 AM »
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This modeler grossly overdid the weathering on their A-10. It looks ridiculous! You'd never see a plane this dirty in the real world:


LOL yep. That one is being used. Live weapons are live. Double sidewinders, and bombs on the small side... I'm guessing Syria.

No time for "hog wash" apparently... Ill get my coat


SORRY EDITED WHEN I MEANT TO QUOTE :-[

Yes, she's seen a lot of combat!
It's obvious the Air Force doesn't have mad and ugly CSM''s/RSM's - "why is your aircraft covered in carbon pilot ?????"

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #139 on: February 05, 2018, 04:58:06 AM »
You know, Greek roundels would look right at home on an aircraft that grubby...

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #140 on: February 05, 2018, 05:55:12 AM »
^ Hehe!  ;D

Greek A-10 is a neat idea! So many sweet camo options: Aegean Ghost, Asia Minor, SEA....
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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #141 on: June 07, 2018, 02:34:34 AM »
I wonder how long before these decals are released:


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Offline Kelmola

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #142 on: June 07, 2018, 04:05:22 PM »
Interesting choice that the grey colouring continues to the topside of the wings. The wing edges did sometimes have Medium Green splotches over the OD base, but Neutral Grey I don't remember seeing except on the bottom, was there an actual scheme like this on a plane/Squadron/Group? (The Jug units especially in Europe seem to have had a multitude of alternate schemes, some even using RAF colours, so wouldn't be out of place at all - I'm just curious.)

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Re: Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II / Warthog / Hog
« Reply #143 on: June 08, 2018, 01:30:22 AM »
Actually one can get decals already - see here:  http://www.reidairpublishing.com/product-p/shg48018.htm  (they have 1/48 and 1/32 versions)
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