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It's not "supposed to" have 30% of the fleet unflyable
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: BigDave-AR
I always wondered about that: Why there hasn't been a drive for single or small batch aircraft production.
The technology probably doesn't exist yet, but that's because no one invented it yet. LoL
It doesnt make sense to me beyond a point. Think in terms of baking a cake. Recipe calls for 4 eggs and you have 3. So buy the dozen or get a chicken for the next couple years worth of cakes...
USAF Had Faulty Data About Whether Hangars Full of F-22s Could Survive Hurricane Michael
The U.S. Air Force continues to be coy about the extent of the damage to the approximately 17 F-22A Raptor stealth fighters that remained at Tyndall Air Force Base as it suffered a direct hit from Hurricane Michael. But the service has now revealed that the data it had about which hangars were sufficiently hardened against the force of the storm’s winds appears to have been inaccurate, which could have ramifications both for the work of reconstructing Tyndall and for other bases in hurricane- and typhoon-prone areas.