The A-10 Warthog looks especially cool in this photo

It must be the combination of the steel grey palette, the black accents, and their patches and rivets, but these two A-10s look especially cool and futuristic to me in this photo. Like they can be piloted by this guy: » 4/05/14 12:00pm 4/05/14 12:00pm

These awesome airplanes are not images from Iron Man 4

Some jet fighter photos look so perfectly choreographed and sharp that I automatically think they must be computer generated frames from some movie or game. These ones are very real. When I see them, I hear someone in my head screaming "EVASIVE MANEUVER!" » 11/24/13 1:54am 11/24/13 1:54am

This Used to Be a Plane

Bad news: an A-10 Warthog crashed while on a training run in Germany. Good news: the pilot is okay! Surprising news: that pile of junk up there used to be a $12 million, 25,000 pound jet. [via Danger Room] » 4/01/11 3:20pm 4/01/11 3:20pm

Why Are Spectres and Warthogs Attacking Gaddafi's Forces Now?

In case you had any doubts about where the war in Libya is going, the Pentagon has admitted today that two new weapons are now part of the coalition forces: The A-10 Warthog and the AC-130 Spectre. » 3/29/11 11:53am 3/29/11 11:53am

Halo Transformer on eBay: From Warthog to Master Chief

Never have I ever seen a Transformer this cool: a custom Master Chief Transformer on eBay that goes from being a Spartan soldier to—not just any old car—an actual Warthog LRV. ZOMG. » 3/03/09 10:30pm 3/03/09 10:30pm

Top Gun 2008, the Movie (Without Cruise, Fortunately)

Not everything was about the stunning A-10 Warthog at last week's Top Gun 2008 competition, the largest R/C event in the world. 10,000 people watched the 120 invitation-only R/C airplanes competition—which included everything from from World War I Fokker fighters to WW2's Mustangs and Lightnings to Vietnam War's… » 4/29/08 10:30am 4/29/08 10:30am

A10 RC Model vs the Real Thing at Top Gun 2008

Here's the 1:5 scale A-10 Warthog remote control model in some video action at Top Gun 2008, in Lakeland, FL.—the biggest remote controlled airplane competition in the world. And to match it, a real A-10 appeared on the scene, taking off from a parallel runway. We interviewed Mike Selby, one of the model creators, and… » 4/28/08 10:00am 4/28/08 10:00am

Full-Size Working Halo Warthog Ready to Annihilate Adoring Fans

Thanks to Peter Jackson, New Zealanders have all the fun. Not only do they get to experience epic Lord of the Rings sites as they are recreated in the countryside, but now they get to do donuts around their flocks of sheep with Halo Warthogs. Jackson's WETA workshop recently finished building an accurate, working… » 7/23/07 7:50pm 7/23/07 7:50pm