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Top Letters And Comments, October 19, 2018 »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the F-22 Raptors wrecked by Hurricane Michael, TFRs around the Balloon Fiesta, "First Man" and the possible LSA weight increase. More

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Pentagon Grounds F-35s »

The Pentagon temporarily grounded the United States’ F-35 fleet on Thursday after the discovery of defective fuel tubes in an F-35 engine. The findings... More

Air Force Selects New... »

Boeing has announced that it has been awarded a $9.2 billion contract to supply the company’s T-X advanced pilot training system to the U.S. Air Force.... More

F-35B Crashes, Pilot Ejects »

The first crash of an F-35B has been reported in South Carolina but early reports say the pilot safely ejected. More

Air Force Releases Results... »

The United States Air Force has released the results of a branch-wide operational safety review, which identified a series of safety risks for Air Force... More

F-16 Plant May Move To India »

Lockheed Martin has reached a deal to shift production of F-16 wings to India, sparking speculation it might be planning to build the entire aircraft there... More

Boeing Tanker Now... »

The FAA has granted a Supplemental Type Certificate to Boeing’s KC-46 tanker, the company announced this week. The STC is the second of two FAA... More