The Insane Engineering of the A-10 Warthog

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neveragain 2 horas atrás
LOVED to see these flying around in Tucson. And I've handled a dummy 30mm shell. And cannot possibly imagine anything/anyone getting hit with one much less hundreds.
Assimilator1 3 horas atrás
What's a merch and a t-wart? :P ;) Anyway, a very interesting and informative video :)
Ash Green
Ash Green 6 horas atrás
The army has considered taking the warthogs off the air forces hands They're flying tanks
Ruwell Salatan
Ruwell Salatan 8 horas atrás
I just watched this cuz I wanna hear some "Krrrrrrrrrrrt....................Brrrrrrrrrrg" I read that when you get shot by an GAU-08 its like a flippin size of a red bull can would pass through you, is that true? PS: If ever someone would get f'd up with a Hog maybe he would hear the krrrrt.... but not the brrrrrrg..... just saying
random guy
random guy 8 horas atrás
people: YOU CAN’T JUST MAKE A MEME OUT OF A PLANE! A-10 warthog: haha machine gun go brrrrrrrt
USMC0331 9 horas atrás
The A10 is by far the most beautiful aircraft ever!
sam baines
sam baines 12 horas atrás
You hear an a-10 your not dead
Marten00 16 horas atrás
Would it be possible in the future if the minigun could fire missiles with bullet power. If it weren't already possible? But when it comes to both military technologists, it could be whether this could be possible before the plane retires
Marten00 16 horas atrás
call of duty games series only minigun firing
Marten00 16 horas atrás
How effective that missile compared to the minigun ?
Brigante 18 horas atrás
Designed by the advice of Ulrich Rudel. A famous Nazi stuka ace
Jason 19 horas atrás
Tactical air forces weren't created on D-Day.
kevinbenko 20 horas atrás
I was in the Air Force during the "Cold War". I was told, and I don't know if it is true, that the A-10 is defined as a weapon system. That is, The weapon was defined FIRST, and the A-10 was, essentially, built around that hellacious, bad {rectum} machine gun! Yeah.... I was making A-10 models when I was an adolescence. When it takes off, it sounds like a vacuum cleaner.
OG Timbercraft
OG Timbercraft 20 horas atrás
John P. Callan
John P. Callan 20 horas atrás
It is named the "Thunderbolt II" (not the "Lightening Bolt") to honor the WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, which was the premier ground attack aircraft in the European theater.
ΛLΞX 21 hora atrás
This plane is slow, low flying and bulky it could be shot down in many different ways. Stop boasting about your bad planes America.
Janes Wattimena
Janes Wattimena 22 horas atrás
Cool fighterplane✨🦾✨
Zakk Gardner
Zakk Gardner 23 horas atrás
"They are simply delighted when depleted uranium is taken off their hands and fired into a far away country" Insanity
Ronski Speed
Ronski Speed 23 horas atrás
So that’s what candy corn grows into when you plant it?
Zakk Gardner
Zakk Gardner 23 horas atrás
Since it's sole role has been in the wholesale slaughter of human beings who had no argument with us, and who live in countries without effective defense, yes, it _IS_ insane.
Jack Noble
Jack Noble Dia atrás
Fun fact, the gun isn't actually mounted in the center of the hog. The barrel that actively fires the 30mm rounds is along the centerline, but the gun is positioned slightly to the left of center (from pilots POV).
This Old Goat
This Old Goat Dia atrás
The A-10 is known as the Thunderbolt II or the Warthog, not Lightning bolt or Hog.
Charles Imwold
Charles Imwold Dia atrás
The US Army won't let the Air Force faze out the A10 . The aircraft and their pilots have saved to many lives to be sent to the bone yard .
Lee Brewer
Lee Brewer Dia atrás
Bill Curtis - one o the engineers for the A-10 was a personal friend of mine. He told me in one of our many conversations that the A-10 was specifically designed as the "A-10 Tank Killer." The plane's MAIN design purpose was to counteract/nullify the USSR's massive tank force they could have easily used to "steamroll" into/over the area mentioned in the video. Note how the media here is not giving the whole picture, and when it shows tanks at the start, the word "America" is on one of them. We did not have the massive amount of tanks the Soviets did, hence the A-10 was built. Also, from the very beginning, the factual history should have been stated naming it was the Soviets wanting to invade the area, whereas this video just mentions "troops." BTW USSR - United Soviet SOCIALIST Republic - leftists take note of what socialism ACTUALLY is - YOU are the modern puppets of the an evil mindset. And of COURSE the A-10 has had enemies from the left side of politics trying to retire it from the start. communists infiltrated the left back in the late 50s. They finally have come to the point they now proudly show their ugly heads by calling themselves socialist deomcrats.
Mike Jones
Mike Jones Dia atrás
That's sounds like freedom.
Caleb Ouellette
Caleb Ouellette Dia atrás
It was loosely inspired on the WWII german HS129
Ian Dia atrás
Nothing can stop the US Airforce!
D Dia atrás
good for home defence.
PewPewsAlote Dia atrás
not to mention the morale boost of hearing the A-10s weapon rip into the enemy, knowing that has your back? Even my pussy ass would rally behind that
TheCoishiKing Dia atrás
Russia: “We’ve got these tanks and they’re probably impossible to kill on short notice” USA: “That’s cute, but we have a plane that literally doesn’t care if you shot at it with a rocket launcher”
That One Fuckwit
That One Fuckwit Dia atrás
A-10 Warthog? More like, *A-Fart Machine of Death.*
Ezekiel Brockmann
So * cough cough * none of these are... * cough cough * the anti-virals we... * cough * need right now?
T'airn'KA Dia atrás
I'd like to see a comparison test made up of an A-10 "cockpit" side panel assembly, consisting of skin, structure, tub, etc... and the equivalent panel assembly of a F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, FA-18D, F-22A and F-35A, then see how resilient they are to typical ground fire (distance). What panel assembly would survive the best (keep pilot safest)? Oh, don't forget the time and cost to get it back into the fight.
jeffk412 Dia atrás
I am compelled to tell you how much I enjoy your work! Well written, well presented, well researched and you clearly know and care about your stuff! As an engineer, I cannot recommend your channel enough! keep it up (this is the third time I've watchewd this video, it is so good!)
enterprise59 Dia atrás
No one will ever beat an A-10!
Nightwing Duck
Nightwing Duck Dia atrás
Pave Penny FTW!!! :)
Devin Hallsworth
Devin Hallsworth 2 dias atrás
How can you do a documentary on the A-10 and not mention Hans Rudel?
Dustin Travis
Dustin Travis 2 dias atrás
Real Engineering is the best engineering.
Dre Escamilla
Dre Escamilla 2 dias atrás
Where can I buy one of this awesome plane !!!???
XL LX 2 dias atrás
10 Tons of depleted uranium was removed from Serbia, after NATO aggression on it. That "depleted" uranium caused 50% cancer increase.This is war crime and should be punished.
terrystom1gw1 2 dias atrás
Who you Tell the A 10 is A Bad bitch. Gulf war Veterans.
Kappa Barkin
Kappa Barkin 2 dias atrás
alot similar to Russias IL2 in WW2.
Renand Esposo
Renand Esposo 2 dias atrás
vtol inbound
Patri the bro
Patri the bro 2 dias atrás
peace trough superiour fire power
Andrew_Owens 2 dias atrás
This machine is my argument against those who believe owning guns will protect them from the US government. At some point, if you are successful with your militia, you'll come across something like that. An assault rifle isn't going to hack it. Do you have a billion dollars to escalate to that point? It's a lot easier and cheaper to vote.
Ilmar122 2 dias atrás
So a a-10 is like a modern IL2
Michael Fraser
Michael Fraser 2 dias atrás
Great job on the video. And great job to American engineering. The A10 has saved a lot of American soldiers. A friend once asked an A10 pilot if it was as maneuverable as the claims. He just smiled and said, "More!"
The Sentinel
The Sentinel 2 dias atrás
My favorite airship for battle. Thanks for posting.
Indigo972 2 dias atrás
What a fantastic Plane !!!
乙TimeTraveler • 7 years ago
Iam here coz i bought the B11 in gta
photopicker 2 dias atrás
This video should be called "The Insane Engineering of War". Because you have to be an idiot to propagate your own demise.
ThrillerKillerX 2 dias atrás
They fly these over where I live all the time. Very cool to see in real life when they do low flyovers.
Rey Leon
Rey Leon 2 dias atrás
Humans killing other humans thru the business of warfare is plane stupidity. Not impressed.
John Pombrio
John Pombrio 2 dias atrás
Uh-uh. The US and England's use of fighters and fighter-bombers for close air support in WW2 battlefields was due to NOT having a dedicated CAS aircraft. The Soviet Union had the Strumovik while the Germans had the Henschel HS-129. Best the US had was the P47 Thunderbolt with 8 50 cal machine guns and underwing rockets.
Miranda Aniston
Miranda Aniston 2 dias atrás පසුව ගැරී අත හිම බූට් සපත්තු හා දොරේ
Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2 dias atrás
Pinkie Love
Pinkie Love 2 dias atrás
Loved it in terminator salvation
11B10 Inf
11B10 Inf 3 dias atrás
KARTVELI should be on Mt. Rushmore.
Alford The Great
Alford The Great 3 dias atrás
Nice paint job 🎨
Chris Marthini
Chris Marthini 3 dias atrás
I'm a squid and even we have an odd reverence for the A-10. Every time the Chair Force talks about getting rid of it, Navy pukes get all sorts of pissy, even though we will never benefit from it, let alone see it in use (very small exceptions to that).
GORDON MURRAY 3 dias atrás
Say 'Thwart', again, go on, I dare ya.
home and electronics stop
presofcamelot ehh?
presofcamelot ehh? 3 dias atrás
*Ha Ha plane go *BRRRRRRRT**
Nipple Johnston
Nipple Johnston 3 dias atrás
That opening will make even the hardest man giggle like a school girl...
Manan Anwar
Manan Anwar 3 dias atrás
I wonder if you can use Gatling guns as an emergency brake.
Hayden Hutzler
Hayden Hutzler 3 dias atrás
The GAU-8 is the kind of gun they put planes on. It wasn't a case of "oh, we have this jet fighter, it kinda needs something other then missiles and bombs and s**t, lets trap this thing on". NO. it was a case of a guy making gun so awesome, he just stepped back and said, "this s**t needs to fly," and everyone else is like "you can't make a gun fly!" And the first guy is all like "f**k you. yes I can. I will strap a plane to this gun." And everyone else is like, "you mean strap the gun to a plane?" And the first guy is like, "no, man. I am strapping the PLANE to the GUN. The plane is an accessory." And then everyone's minds were blown, like, there was some serious mind blowing going on there. Ears were bleedin. (The above text is somthin i found online and memorized.) Massive fan of the A-10. Long live the Hog!
DID YOU SEE THAT 3 dias atrás
Vinsu Karma
Vinsu Karma 3 dias atrás
Just a plane with insane cost per hour of flight and if I include the mainteinance WTF how many schools can be built?
Porshadoxus 3 dias atrás
9:00 I do know that the F-15 and F-16 both have an APU built in, called a JFS- Jet Fuel Starter. When I was working F-15s in the mid-90s, I got to talk to some A-10 pilots and crew. They said the unofficial motto of the A-10 is as follows: "You can run, but why die tired?"
Mike Ray
Mike Ray 3 dias atrás
Love the "BwaaaaaaP...Bwaaaaaap" of the lovley Gatling
Ayaan Thevar
Ayaan Thevar 3 dias atrás
My favourites fighter aircraft!💥😱😍
Tetra Digm
Tetra Digm 3 dias atrás
11:25 are you fucking high? depleted uranium rounds cost several orders of magnitude more than standard rounds. a single DU round literally costs more than several boxes of standard ammunition of the same caliber.
Jim Tuite
Jim Tuite 3 dias atrás
greast video but didnt like the way it slid into an advert for the next video ....didnt need that
saurabh singh
saurabh singh 3 dias atrás
Now China will copy it
Keen R
Keen R 3 dias atrás
I'm an old veteran. And until the day I die, there are 2 sounds I will always love hearing. The sound of BRRRRRRRRRRRRT!!!! And the sound of an F4 Phantom going full tilt boogey on afterburner.
175hydro 2 dias atrás
An F-111 in full afterburner was something else as well. Especially the F model. Thank you for your service Keen R
G. W.
G. W. 3 dias atrás
The 30mm rounds are supersonic right out of the barrel so the sound will come after the kill.
cocodog85 3 dias atrás
an out dated pile of junk that's only good for banging on defenseless sand people who live in caves. against a modern army, equipped with modern anti air assets, the hog is toast. time to retire this old garbage can.
Paul Pence
Paul Pence 3 dias atrás
Its cheap and effective, and the ground forces wont let the Air Force moth ball it,,,, again, just drone the damn thing...
Paul Pence
Paul Pence 3 dias atrás
Why scrap them, just turn them into drones!!!
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