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Full circle:Radials to Jets and back

  I wrote about returning to NAS Pensacola and the National Museum of Naval Aviation a couple of years ago. Much had changed, and much had not. Planes, people; even the base had changed after a hurricane smashed into it.

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Deeper problems for F-35A?

This memo (below) was shown to me last night. It has John Lehman’s name as the source. He was Secretary of the Navy during the Reagan years. He also was an A-6 Intruder Bombardier/Navigator and Helicopter pilot (Naval Aviator). I

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#: Sequestration and the F-35 Lightening II; cancel the F-35A and B? YES

The Navy is pointing to the USAF version (F-35A) to be cancelled. The Air Force is pointing to the USMC version (F-35B) to be cancelled. I’m calling for both to be cancelled. Yes, both. First the F-35A: What is the

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