1/45th Scale A-10 Warthog, measuring L39x43.50cm.
The A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American single-seat, twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic for the United States Air Force to provide close air support of ground forces by attacking tanks, armored vehicles and other ground. The A-10 is more commonly known by its nickname "Warthog" or simply "Hog".The YA-10A first flew on 10 May 1972 and first production A-10 flew in October 1975. Deliveries to the Air Force commenced in March 1976 to Davis-Monthan-Arizona. In total, 715 airplanes were produced, the last delivered in 1984. It is scheduled to stay in service with the USAF until 2028…. when it may be replaced by the F-35 Lightning II
These European hand-made models are constructed from the finest quality solid mahogany wood. They come mounted on an Acacia wooden plinth with a suitably engraved metal plate. These models are highly detailed and are of the highest quality currently available.
They make an excellent present for any aircraft or modelling enthusiast and are particular impressive when displayed in an illuminated display cabinet or used as a desk feature.