Avengers and Thunderbolts....

by beejay5169

That horror can be mounted in a tank-buster A10 Thunderbolt; when fired its exhaust gases tend to cause an A10 to flameout due to the low oxygen level of the air / gas mix entering the engine, so the engine igniters are fired up when the gun is firing....

and here's the ammo, alongside a .30-06 round.....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:30mm_GAU-8_Avenger_round.jpg

Posted on Jan 11, 2017, 12:32 PM

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  1. Re: Avengers and Thunderbolts..... Dave H, Jan 11, 2017
    1. Re: Avengers and Thunderbolts. beejay5169, Jan 11, 2017
      1. The HE had a better chance of lighting off the magazine <n/t>. Dave H, Jan 11, 2017
        1. Uranium is a flammable metal..... beejay5169, Jan 11, 2017
          1. Good to know. Dave H, Jan 12, 2017
            1. Re: Good to know.. Z-man51, Jan 13, 2017
              1. Sweet! Thanks! <n/t>. Dave H, Jan 16, 2017
  2. 30 mm ammo. Antknot, Jan 11, 2017
  3. The original Bad Ass Gun ship.. MephitMark, Jan 11, 2017
  4. Re: Avengers and Thunderbolts..... JSStryker, Jan 12, 2017

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