Thursday, April 8, 2010

A-10's "business end" pictured on latest Sandy Hog Gazette cover

Extracted from the "Sandy Hog Gazette", official newspaper of the 111th Fighter Wing (Pennsylvania Air National Guard), Willow Grove ARS (April 2010 public online PDF issue):

Front view of the seven-barrelled 30mm GAU-8/A Avenger cannon in the nose section of an A-10's forward fuselage. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Gordon Beecroft)

Original caption:
On the cover: Pictured is a barrel of the A-10 Thunderbolt II's 30mm Gatling gun barrel located on the forward nose section of the aircraft's fuselage.



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