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The hot button topic of fielding a replacement for the USAF’s 20-year-old VC-25A fleet has appeared once again in the Pentagon’s aviation plans. During a time of startling fiscal uncertainty, where the White House has chastised the use of private … Read the rest of this entry
Lockheed is preparing to evolve the C-130 line into two, or three product lines. The C-130XJ will be a stripped down, no-nonsense version of the J model currently in production. What exactly will be stripped out, aside from the automatic load … Read the rest of this entry
http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2011/09/air-force-afa-replacing-air-force-one-10-year-plan-091911w/ In a time of serious fiscal challenges and hundreds of billions of dollars in looming defense cuts this seems to be a STUPID issue for the USAF to discuss. The VC-25s have to be some of the lowert time 747s in the … Read the rest of this entry