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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Feb 28, 2013 - 11:08 PM
The U.S. military cleared the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to return to flight on Thursday after an engine inspection revealed a cracked turbine blade.
Feb 23, 2013 - 12:07 PM
The U.S. military grounded its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters after a routine engine inspection revealed a cracked turbine blade.
Feb 18, 2013 - 9:18 AM
The U.S. military cleared the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (Stovl) variant of the Joint Strike Fighter to resume flight operations last week.