Having spent 34-plus years in the U.S. Marine Corps and having fought for just about every Marine aviation program has provided me with a concern that every one we select be the very best possible, not only for this great country but also for every individual who steps foot into the aircraft, either as a passenger or crewmember. When a pilot (and for sure this one) straps himself or herself into an aircraft, one concern trumps all others: the quality and performance of the aircraft. An ...

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