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A10 Improvised Landing
« on: June 14, 2018, 05:46:01 am »
Some of you may be interested in this

https://theaviationist.com/2018/06/13/u-s-air-force-a-10-attack-aircraft-practice-landings-and-take-offs-from-rural-highway-and-austere-runway-in-estonia/

When I was stationed in Germany in 1985-1987 my post Wildflecken had a little landing strip no more than 2000 feet. One morning during PT we took a route by the strip and there was a 12 A10's parked there. Saw AH1s, Ch47s, etc there before too.
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Re: A10 Improvised Landing
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 04:27:36 pm »
some of my photos with USAF,,, I didn't take photos of me with B52's and bombs and stuff, was afraid of being caught with unauthorized photos, back then or now,...


http://virtualairforce.byethost11.com/images/Europe/Military/Aircraft/ulthm.htm

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Re: A10 Improvised Landing
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 05:57:57 pm »
Here is a video of the same pictures that were apart of the link SilverDevil posted.

(Confirmed, Silver Devil on turbines)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLNCXEyVuwQ
« Last Edit: June 15, 2018, 06:02:35 pm by AKA_Dash »
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Re: A10 Improvised Landing
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2018, 08:30:17 am »
I never get tired of watching them fly.
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