A-10 Thunderbolt II

This title explores the development and use of the A-10 Thunderbolt II, the first US Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. Readers will follow the history of the aircraft, and learn its military and performance specifications, as well as its features and advantages in the field. Readers will learn about its weapon systems including general purpose bombs, cluster bomb units, laser guided bombs, joint direct attack munitions, missiles, rockets, illumination flares, and cannons. Features such as Night Vision Imaging Systems, titanium armor, self-sealing fuel cells, and hydraulic flight-control systems are detailed. The Warthog's two non-after burning turbofan engines are also covered, as are the achievements and future of this important aircraft. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 623.74
Lexile 1020L
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Guided Reading Level T
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Graphics Full-color photographs
Imprint A&D Xtreme
ISBN 9781617836855, 9781614808459, Q36855
Format Reinforced Hardcover, eBook, QR Bundle

Author: John Hamilton