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A-10 Thunderbolt attack jet lands on German highway

It's hard to believe that it was less than seven decades ago that German highways were used by Luftwaffe pilots on their Messerschmitt bf109s or Focke-Wulf Fw 190s as improvised airstrips, but it's even harder to believe that A-10 Thunderbolts, F-16s, and even Hercules cargo plane can still do it today. » 5/17/14 5:46pm 5/17/14 5:46pm