Category: Aviation

The Impact Of Airlines Cutting Their Service To Flyover Country

The term “flyover country” implies that the lives and industries of half the U.S. population are ignorable—that is, until the people, places, and problems ignored begin to affect national politics…


Air Force Wants to Retire 44 A-10 Warthogs

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☆ Reassign Them to the Navy or Marines

Despite multiple efforts to push the iconic A-10 Warthog‘s retirement date further into the future, the U.S. Air Force is now slated to shelve dozens of the Cold War-era ground-attack planes in the upcoming fiscal year, according to the service’s budget request. The Air Force will remove 44 Thunderbolt IIs from its total aircraft inventory, the fiscal 2021 Air Force budget documents say.