The article reads like code for never - ever - repeating the F-35 saga.
Fantastic news. Go SpaceX.
According to a recent source, the original 70-90 percent commonality between the three F-35 versions is now down to 20-25 percent.
That stat alone tells you a lot about the program.
It'll be interesting to see how the Embraer KC-390 copes with ingestion. My guess is that the intakes will be high enough off the ground to avoid the issue.
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