Illustrated on this Major League Aviation™ t-shirt is the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II. The A-10's official name comes from the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt of World War II, a fighter that was particularly effective at close air support. The A-10 is a single-seat, twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft developed in the early 1970s to provide close air support (CAS) for ground forces by attacking tanks, armored vehicles, and other ground targets with a limited air interdiction capability. As a secondary mission the A-10 Thunderbolt II can provides airborne forward air control, guiding other aircraft against ground targets. The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II was designed around the GAU-8 Avenger, a heavy rotary cannon which forms the aircraft's primary armament and is the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft. The "Warthog", as it’s commonly known, encompasses heavy armor and was designed with survivability as a priority. The A-10 also has protective measures in place which enable t
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This relaxed fit classic offers plenty of room and is ideal for most body types. Perfect as an outer or under layer, this versatile t-shirt is a must-have for all wardrobes.
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