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WHERE THERE’S SMOKE THERE’S FIRE: USFS NEEDS TO COME CLEAN ON WHY THEY WILL NOT EMPLOY EVERGREEN’S 747 SUPERTANKER

Another year goes by and while much of the American West is on fire the most potent fire bomber ever created sits idle in the Arizona desert. Evergreen’s mammoth 747 Supertanker, developed at a cost approaching $50,000,000, can drop 26,000 … Read the rest of this entry

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EXCLUSIVE: NAVAIR’S F-5N FLEET GROUNDED DUE TO EXTENSIVE WING CRACKING?

I just got a good tip on this, I am in the process of finding out more. The Navy’s fleet of ex-Swiss F-5Es, now referred to as F-5Ns for NAVAIR’s use, apparently has been totally grounded after wing cracks were … Read the rest of this entry

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THOUGHTS ON POISONOUS RAPTORS & WHISTLE-BLOWING FIGHTER PILOTS

DEFINITION: hypoxia- also referred to as altitude sickness, is caused due to a reduced amount of oxygen in the bloodstream affecting the brain and causing such symptoms as dizziness, shortness of breath, and mental confusion. The onset of hypoxia can … Read the rest of this entry

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RAPTORS MAY BE GROUNDED AGAIN

Not good for the Raptor community. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/21/f-22-raptors-at-langley-grounded-after-oxygen-problem/

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TEST F-35s GAINING COBWEBS

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2011/08/11/360618/f-35-grounding-continues-indefinitely-but-ground-testing.html

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