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SAM Publications SAMSD09

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Description:
MDFSD9 Scaled Down #9 Fairchild A-10A Warthog/Thunderbolt II. The A-10 ‘Warthog’ owed its birth to two influences - the inadequacies of the Close Air Support aircraft used in Vietnam, and the need to counter Soviet armoured might in Europe. During the Vietnam War the Air Force regarded CAS as their domain but was hard pressed to find an aircraft with both the range and loiter capacity to fulfil this need. They did obtain quantities of the old but excellent piston-powered Douglas A-1 Skyraider originally developed for the Navy, which soon earned the appreciation of the ground-pounders by its ability to carry a huge warload, dish out and take punishment, and remain on station for an extended period of time. Late in the war the USAF shifted the CAS
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Manufacturer:
SAM Publications
Code Number:
SAMSD09
Scale:
No Scale
Item type:
Aircraft books
Price:
£14.99
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Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 8
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Catalogue



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