Tag Archive: General Electric

Jan 30

GAU-8 Avenger on A-10 Thunderbolt II

An overview and live fire demo of the 30mm GAU-8 Avenger, which is the primary weapon system for the A-10 Thunderbolt II. GAU-8 Avenger Specs: Cartridge: 30 × 173 mm Caliber: 30 mm caliber Barrels: 7-barrel (progressive RH parabolic twist, 14 grooves) Action: Electrically controlled, Hydraulic-Driven Rate of Fire: up to 4,200 rpm (rounds per minute) …

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Dec 09

A-10 Warthog Gatling Gun Test – GAU-8 Avenger

A test and in-flight demo of the A-10 Warthog Gatling Gun, the General Electric GAU-8 Avenger. The General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger is a 30mm hydraulically driven seven-barrel Gatling-type cannon that is typically mounted to the United States Air Force’s Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II. It is capable of firing 4,200 rounds per minute. General Electric …

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Sep 26

Bullseye Indoor Range & Gun Shop Tour

Eric visits Bullseye Indoor Range & Gun Shop in Lawrenceville, GA. Of course he shows off some of their incredible inventory and gets some use out of their range!

May 20

M134 Minigun vs iPad2

Sure, you can have some fun with an iPad2. But does it really compare to the fun you could have with an M134 minigun? M134 Minigun Specs: Cartridge: 7.62×51mm NATO Caliber: 7.62 mm (0.308 in) Action: Electrically driven rotary breech Rate of Fire: Variable, 2,000–6,000 rpm Muzzle Velocity: 2,800 ft/sec (853 m/s) Maximum Range:3,280 ft …

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