PBS NewsHour

A-10 designer explains Warthog's unique characteristics

Clip: 02/25/2014 | 5m 56s

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday that the Air Force will retire the entire fleet of A-10 Warthogs, an aircraft that ground forces view as their guardian in the sky. The PBS NewsHour recently interviewed one of the designers of the A-10, Pierre Sprey, about the unique characteristics of the aircraft.

Aired: 02/25/14

Rating: NR

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