Country of Origin: USA.
Also Known As: "Warthog"
Similar Aircraft: None, but compare with the Su-25 Frogfoot.
Role: CAS, ground attack.
Armament: 30-mm cannon, bombs, rockets, Hellfire missiles, gun pods.
Dimensions: Length: 53 ft, 4 in (16.27 m). Span: 57 ft, 6 in (17.54 m).
Wings: Wings. Low-mounted on the fuselage, untapered to the wheel pods, and equally tapered from the wheel pods to the blunt, curled under tips. Landing gear pods are under the wings.
Engine(s): Two turbofan engines in pods, mounted high on the rear of the body between the wings and the tail section.
Fuselage: Rounded nose, tapered rear, bubble canopy. Protrusion in the left side of the nose section is the 30-mm GAU-8 cannon.
Tail: Two tail fins on the tips of a rectangular tail flat; unequally tapered fins extend above and below the tail flat. Flat is low-mounted on a sharply tapered rear fuselage.
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