* The US Air Force A-10 demo team was assigned a new jet in September 2019, ahead of the 2020 airshow season.
* In a recent video, Maj. Cody “ShIV” Wilton, commander of the demo team, introduces you to the team’s new Warthog.
As we first reported last year, the US Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II demonstration team was assigned a new jet in September 2019, ahead of the 2020 airshow season.
The aircraft, serial 80-0275, was repainted by the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and given a paint scheme said to be inspired by P-51 Mustangs and P-47 Thunderbolt during WWII.
Now you can get up close and personal with that very same A-10 (aka “Warthog” or “Hog” or “Hawg”) as Major Cody “ShIV” Wilton, the commander of the A-10 Demo Team, performs a really detailed walkaround of his aircraft in a stunning video filmed by our friend Erik Johnston.
You rarely have a chance to get such a detailed description of all the aircraft parts, systems, sensors. It’s really impressive.
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WNU Editor: A well down video that describes everything about the A-10. A must see.