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A-10 Thunderbolt II

406k BogdanX  3.5 years ago

Fairchild Republic

A-10A Thunderbolt II

[Fixed-wing close air support, forward air control, ground-attack aircraft]

Link to:

[YA-10B Night/Adverse Weather (N/AW)]



GAU-8 Avenger build by specs. Also some visual/sound effects

Thank you WNP78 for health edit and ChiChiWerx for input
  1. Front Landing Gear is centered (no way for a side version to properly work in SP and get a straight trajectory during landing/takeoff. Not even angling)
  2. Gun parameters are correct (Rounds/second, velocity, optimal range etc).
  3. Level stable at max speed (439 mph at sea level).
  4. Trim tabs working as they should. They force the elevators (nose) in the opposite direction.

General Characteristics

  • Successors 65 airplane(s) +337 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 56.8ft (17.3m)
  • Length 52.8ft (16.1m)
  • Height 14.4ft (4.4m)
  • Empty Weight N/A
  • Loaded Weight 32,708lbs (14,836kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 4.534
  • Wing Loading 43.7lbs/ft2 (213.5kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 748.1ft2 (69.5m2)
  • Drag Points 6267


  • Number of Parts 399
  • Control Surfaces 5
  • Performance Cost 1,895
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    3,311 Umbreonplant

    This is amazing the models good and the gun is identical

    3 months ago
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    @JamesDean wat. 90h?????

    5 months ago
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    @SCPCalebkid I'm actually about 90hours into an A-10C cockpit. CMC, CDU, both MFD's with working screens, and I'm probably only 16-18% done!

    +2 5 months ago
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    @PUBGXMALAYSIA He Will Suffer from this. Making the interior is much harder then you thought.

    +2 5 months ago
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    We need 1.11 cockpit (ノ≧∇≦)ノ

    6 months ago
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    You took my name Thunderbolt mate>:(

    7 months ago
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    315 birb26

    @TLeeden its official name is the A-10 Thunderbolt, its nickname is the warthog

    8 months ago
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    306 TLeeden

    It called an A-10 Warthog not A-10 thunderbolt

    +1 8 months ago
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    30 deto

    It even kinda brrts!

    10 months ago
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    0 Valek

    a very nice build and easy to re-customize

    thank you for this build
    i had fun

    one year ago
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    Will always just download your jet fighters!

    1.1 years ago
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    Amazing plane. Everybody likes the a-10

    +1 1.1 years ago
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    Awesome plane best A-10 replica I’ve seen

    1.2 years ago
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    BBBBRRRRRTTTTTTT intensifies

    +2 1.5 years ago
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    2,655 BombBoi1822

    you see, i made an A-10 in simple planes, this guy just made it irl

    +3 1.5 years ago
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    2,687 Harisss

    @BRRRT hahahah

    1.6 years ago
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    31,000 downloads tho

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    4,545 MongooseZiya

    also how do you make the plane background colored?

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    37.9k ZetaAvalon

    Good Day/Night
    Is it ok to copy/borrow the Airframe of your Build to build my own A-10?
    I will give credit after it is posted.

    I am going to admit that I used 99% of this Build's Appearance to make my own A-10.

    +2 2.3 years ago
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    66.7k 2Papi2Chulo

    Yeah, it’s smoother @DemXu

    2.9 years ago
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    7,596 WhoflerMan

    lol @BogdanX

    3.0 years ago
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    7,596 WhoflerMan

    This plane is more of a plane strapped to a gun than a gun strapped to a plane

    +4 3.0 years ago
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    Know that I’m late but do you think you could build an a10 with the ejecting engines? @BogdanX

    +1 3.0 years ago
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    9,685 BreadCarbs

    cool, I like it

    3.2 years ago
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    25.9k BRuthless

    @BogdanX Your gun placement is accurate and so is your loadout, I don't have anything to complain about that. The nose gear placement is also reasonable because of SP physics limitations. The fuselage and details are very close to perfection and it's a great replica.

    The flares are the only thing that made me curious, and I know this is a high-level of nitpicking. I didn't remember a pod for the A-10 with flares except for the large flares on parachutes which are used to light up the ground for better view. Even the A-10As used in operation Desert Storm in 1991 and the A-10As operated in Iraqi Freedom had these flare dispensers integrated behind the landing gear and schematics from 1999 also include flare dispensers. The museum model and some rare images of pre-1980 models are the only ones I have seen so far that don't have them.

    Starting in the late Vietnam war IR missiles became very common and were death threats to pilots. Not having flares in the A-10 from 1980 would have made every mission a suicide job.
    Even if you chose to not put the flares on for vintage style, then why put some on the ECM-pod? That makes no sense in my opinion.

    I won't publicly upload an "overhauled" version just because of some very minor details like this, but I would upload it unlisted so you can see what I mean or use it for an overhaul yourself.

    3.3 years ago
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