Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (HM6IJ)

Location: Alexandria, LA 71303 Rapides Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 19.596', W 92° 31.765'

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The 23D Tactical Fighter Wing accepted its first A-10 Thunderbolt II in December 1980. Nicknamed the warthog by its pilots, the A-10 was designed to provide close air support for ground forces. One of the most advanced features of the A-10 was its deadly tank-killing 30mm Gau-8 cannon. Built to survive, the A-10's ability to take and deliver punishment was indeed a threat to those who would unsheathe the sword of aggression.

HM NumberHM6IJ
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 544771 N 3465893
Decimal Degrees31.32660000, -92.52941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 19.596', W 92° 31.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 19' 35.76" N, 92° 31' 45.90" W
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Area Code(s)318
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2386 Vandenburg Dr, Alexandria LA 71303, US
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