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Aging Aircraft: Cracks in USA’s F/A-18 fleet

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Latest updates: US Marines wearing ’em out. F/A-18C to Afghanistan(click to view full) In October 2008 a fleet-wide inspection program and limited grounding became necessary after aileron hinge cracks are discovered in some of the US Navy’s 630 or so F/A-18 A-D Hornet fighters. Discovery of new cracks in March 2010 led to a much […]

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