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  • Fairchild Republic A 10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft 917th Tactical Fighter Wing Operation Desert Storm 1990 United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model JC Wings JCW-144-A10-004
  • Fairchild Republic A 10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft 917th Tactical Fighter Wing Operation Desert Storm 1990 United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model JC Wings JCW-144-A10-004
  • Fairchild Republic A 10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft 917th Tactical Fighter Wing Operation Desert Storm 1990 United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model JC Wings JCW-144-A10-004
  • Fairchild Republic A 10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft 917th Tactical Fighter Wing Operation Desert Storm 1990 United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model JC Wings JCW-144-A10-004
  • Fairchild Republic A 10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft 917th Tactical Fighter Wing Operation Desert Storm 1990 United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model JC Wings JCW-144-A10-004

Fairchild Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft "917th Tactical Fighter Wing, Operation Desert Storm" (1990) United States Air Force 1/144 Diecast Model by JC Wings

$54.99
SKU:
JCW-144-A10-004
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Product Description

  • Brand new 1/144 scale diecast model of Fairchild Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft "917th Tactical Fighter Wing, Operation Desert Storm" (1990) United States Air Force die cast model by JC Wings.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • This model does not have any openings.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 4.5, Wingspan- 4.75 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

HISTORY ASPECTS:
During Operation Desert Storm in 1990-1991, the A-10 Thunderbolt II, also known as the "Warthog," played a crucial role as a close air support aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. Assigned to the 917th Tactical Fighter Wing, the A-10s provided effective ground attack capabilities against Iraqi forces occupying Kuwait. The A-10's impressive durability, firepower, and ability to operate in austere environments made it a formidable asset in the conflict, earning it the nickname "Tank Killer" for its ability to destroy enemy armored vehicles with its GAU-8 Avenger rotary cannon and arsenal of precision-guided munitions.
Throughout Operation Desert Storm, A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 917th Tactical Fighter Wing conducted numerous sorties over the deserts of Iraq and Kuwait, delivering precise strikes on enemy targets and providing close air support to coalition ground forces. The A-10's rugged design allowed it to withstand ground fire and continue flying even after sustaining damage, ensuring mission success and the protection of friendly troops on the ground. The aircraft's impressive combat performance solidified its reputation as one of the most effective close air support platforms in the U.S. Air Force inventory.
Featuring authentic markings and accurate details based on the aircraft's appearance during Operation Desert Storm, this 1:144 scale model pays tribute to the brave pilots and ground crews of the 917th Tactical Fighter Wing who served with distinction during the conflict. Whether displayed as a collector's item or used for tabletop gaming, this replica captures the spirit of the A-10 Thunderbolt II and commemorates its important role in one of the most significant military operations of the 20th century.