Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Current A-10 Thunderbolt II squadrons

by Joachim Jacob

Latest update: 29 March 2009

25th Fighter Squadron 'Assam Draggins'


51st Fighter Wing (PACAF)
Osan AB, Republic of Korea
Tailcode OS

78-0685, 79-0183 (marked 51 OG), 79-0185, 79-0211, 80-0153, 80-0163, 80-0164, 80-0165, 80-0177, 80-0192, 80-0213, 80-0217, 80-0224, 80-0239, 80-0241, 80-0243, 80-0244, 80-0245, 80-0247, 80-0251, 80-0253, 80-0283, 81-0959, 81-0971, 81-0973, 82-0651, 82-0652

47th Fighter Squadron (Training)


917th Wing (ACC)
Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
Tailcode BD

79-0145, 79-0151, 79-0154, 79-0155

74th Fighter Squadron 'Flying Tigers'


23rd Fighter Group, 23rd Wing (ACC)
Moody AFB, Georgia
Tailcode FT

78-0674 (marked 74 FS), 78-0697, 79-0135, 79-0172 (ex 190th FS), 79-0179, 79-0192, 79-0213 (marked 23 FG, but only as A-10 East Demo Team aircraft), 79-0223 (marked 23 FG as 23rd FG flagship, A-10 East Demo Team aircraft, 80-0140, 80-0144, 80-0178, 80-0226 (ex 190th FS), 80-0228, 80-0272, 82-0657

75th Fighter Squadron 'Tiger Sharks'


23rd Fighter Group, 23rd Wing (ACC)
Moody AFB, Georgia
Tailcode FT

78-0679, 79-0138, 79-0186, 80-0149, 80-0252

Either 74th or 75th FS: 81-0944 (ex 190th FS, still without unit markings)

81st Fighter Squadron 'Panthers'


52nd Fighter Wing (USAFE)
Spangdahlem AB, Germany
Tailcode SP

79-0207, 80-0281, 81-0945, 81-0951, 81-0952, 81-0963, 81-0966, 81-0976, 81-0978, 81-0983, 81-0984, 81-0992, 82-0649

Some of latest log info (27 January 2011):

81-0945
81-0956
81-0962
81-0963
81-0965
81-0966
81-0976
81-0983
81-0985
81-0992


103rd Fighter Squadron


111th Fighter Wing (Pennsylvania ANG)
Willow Grove ARS, Pennsylvania
Tailcode PA

78-0641, 78-0658, 78-0692, 79-0170, 79-0193, 79-0219, 80-0152, 80-0184, 80-0196, 80-0214 (Wing jet), 80-0230, 80-0273, 80-0275, 81-0949, 81-0981, 82-0647, 82-0659

Due to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process, the A-10s are slated to be distributed to other A-10 units beginning in 2009, a process which will be complete by 2011. A-10s are slated to be distributed primarily to the following units: 355th Fighter Wing (ACC), Davis-Monthan AFB; 190th Fighter Squadron, 124th Wing (Idaho ANG), Boise ANGB; 107th Fighter Squadron, 127th Wing (Michigan ANG), Selfridge ANGB.

104th Fighter Squadron


175th Wing (Maryland ANG)
Martin State AP Air Guard Station, Baltimore, Maryland
Tailcode MD

78-0637, 78-0683, 78-0705, 78-0717, 79-0087

107th Fighter Squadron


127th Wing (Michigan ANG)
Selfridge ANGB, Michigan
Tailcode MI

107th FS A-10Cs which are participating in Red Flag 11-3:

A-10C 78-0641
A-10C 78-0689
A-10C 79-0193
A-10C 80-0196
A-10C 80-0221
A-10C 80-0258
A-10C 80-0264
A-10C 80-0267
A-10C 81-0996
A-10C 81-0998

The 107th FS is still in the process to convert from an F-16C/D unit to an A-10 unit. By mid-February 2009, seven A-10s (probably all from the 172nd FS, 110th FW) are now on temporary loan at Selfridge ANGB, until the 127th Wing is ready to officially take ownership of the aircraft in late April. The aircraft at Selfridge now are being used as to get the maintainers fully qualified.


163rd Fighter Squadron


122nd Fighter Wing 'Blacksnakes' (Indiana ANG)
Fort Wayne International Airport, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Tailcode IN

81-0944, 82-0661 (marked 163 FS)


184th Fighter Squadron


188th Fighter Wing 'Flying Razorbacks' (Arkansas ANG)
Fort Smith Regional Airport, Fort Smith, Arkansas
Tailcode FS

216, 583, 78-0586 (ex CT), 78-0613 (ex CT?), 78-0616, 78-0638 (ex CT), 78-0639, 78-0644, 78-0646 (ex CT), 78-0696 (ex 131st FS), 79-0129, 80-0188 ('City of Fort Smith', 188th FW boss bird)

Converted from F-16C/Ds to A-10s due to BRAC 2005.

190th Fighter Squadron


124th Wing (Idaho ANG)
Boise ANGB, Idaho
Tailcode ID

78-0611, 78-0627, 78-0653, 80-0250

303rd Fighter Squadron


442nd Fighter Wing (AFRC)
Whiteman AFB, Missouri
Tailcode KC

78-0605, 78-0615 (ex CT), 78-0632 (ex MA), 78-0655, 79-0093, 79-0109, 79-0111, 79-0119, 79-0122, 79-0123, 79-0136, 82-0653

354th Fighter Squadron 'Bulldogs'


355th Fighter Wing (ACC)
Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona
Tailcode DM

357th Fighter Squadron 'Dragons' (Training)


355th Fighter Wing (ACC)
Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona
Tailcode DM

358th Fighter Squadron 'Lobos' (Training)


355th Fighter Wing (ACC)
Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona
Tailcode DM

66th Weapons Squadron 'Brown Birds'


Nellis AFB, Nevada
Tailcode WA

79-0204, 80-0185, 80-0200, 80-0229 (marked '66th WPS'), 80-0234, 81-0946, 81-0958.

81-0977 is/was assigned there but it was not seen in many months. 78-0701
has been there for seveal months now and flies with WAs, although it is still unmarked.

It is possible 79-0169 and 81-0977 are getting new wings and will be back to Nellis AFB.

422nd Test & Evaluation Squadron 'Green Bats'


Nellis AFB, Nevada
Tailcode OT

79-0171, 79-0199, 80-0242, 82-0658

79-0169 is/was assigned there but it was not seen in many months either.

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