The GAU-8A Gatling Gun... Up Close and Personal...

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  1. lesofprimus

    lesofprimus Active Member

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    Heres some pics that my buddy in the Airforce emailed me...
     

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    Sweet. Ideal for home defence. ;)
     
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    That is quite a weapon
     
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    One More..
     

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    Damn you, I wanted to say that! :lol:
     
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    Actually, neither of u is entitled to say that, being that neither of u are American...

    So...... On behalf of all the American Taxpayers, I shall say Thank You...
     
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    Oh...that weapon. :rolleyes:



    ;)
     
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    I guess I can say it to then, Thanks! Of course, anyone who has had an A-10 come and help them out would surely say the same. A-10s rock!
     
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    Sure do! Nice pics.
     
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    A frighting piece of kit Les I would be interested to see the mounting points on the airframe for it .
     
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    you'd need some bitchin' bolts.......
     
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    You might have to double up on the nuts if you dont have any locking nuts!
     
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    and one hell of a spanner.......

    that'd be myles then........
     
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    You can see more shots of this particular Avenger HERE...

    If you like the A-10, I'd recommend following the link on that page...


    For official USAF photos of the A-10, go HERE...


    Now, to give you an idea of the size of the Avenger...

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    Fade to Black...
     
  17. lesofprimus

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    Good find... Thx for the link on where those shots came from..
     
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    Holy shit, that is huge!
     
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    I think this is quite fitting for the thread -
     

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    The plane was built around the gun, so you know it's big!
    Great links, Wolf.
     
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