Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA1325
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II Diecast Model
USAF 917th FG, 47th FS, #79-0145 Hairless Joe, Barksdale AFB, LA, 2012
A-10C Warthog 79-0145 was manufactured in 1979 c/n A10-0409. The character painted on the aircraft is "Hairless Joe", a character from the Li'l Abner comic strip by Al Capp. Inside the ladder door there is an inscription, "We fight in search of Truth. We fight for Freedom…. With LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL". In 1996 the 47th switched from a combat role to training and since the 47th had some of the best A-10 pilots it was deployed to Bagram AB in support of Operation Enduring Freedom In February 2012.
1:72 Scale Length 8.75" Width 9.75"