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Thread: Our shrinking, overworked military can always bet on Old Faithful: Brrrt!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raffishragabash View Post
    LOL




    ...I got to sit in the cokpit's titanium tub, one Christmas, and damn near ejaculated when they let me fire up that APU to let gun (no bullets) cycle run for 4-5 seconds.
    lucky you...

    that system put the fear of god into everyone that was ever targeted by it.
    [if they lived through the attack]
    Tuesday sounds about right

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raffishragabash View Post
    Bush41 wanted to retire her after she masterfully torched foes via G2A support in Desert Storm. Yes then Slick Willy did retire her, but... Bush43 brought her back out for '04-'06 showcase that put us ahead in those regions.

    Then Obama brought her out of retirement too for reminding bin Laden and his boys, what the score was. Oh, and now? ... lol ... Yes, Trump is about to take his turn/head on over to that infamous Tucson AZ boneyard. To blow the dust off of her...





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    Quote Originally Posted by Raffishragabash View Post
    I have touched an A-10 and talked to the pilot at an airshow here. IIRC the engines are made by Cessna and exterior of the fuselage because the 30 MM gun takes up all the space. Great OP Raff.
    " I'm old-fashioned. I like two sexes! And another thing, all of a sudden I don't like being married to what is known as a 'new woman'. I want a wife, not a competitor. Competitor! Competitor!" - Spencer Tracy in 'Adam's Rib' (1949)

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    When you need close air support, nothing beats the A-10.
    Alea iacta est

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