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  • Lifting Warthogs with CDDAR

    355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear

  • D-M Warthogs prepare for takeoff

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman

  • A-10 West Heritage Flight Team returns to the skies

    The A-10 West Heritage Flight Team performed at its first air show after nearly five years of inactivation March 25-26.The demo team out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., kicked off its resurgence at the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, Calif., by flying in formation with the World

  • Upgrade advances A-10s search capability

    A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to active duty fighter squadrons here are in the process of having new lightweight airborne recovery systems installed.The LARS V-12 is designed to allow A-10 pilots to communicate more effectively with individuals on the ground such as downed pilots, pararescuemen and

  • Washing warthogs at D-M

    The 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft.