The A-10 is not cheap anymore. Repairs are limited to sheet metal work. But as airframe parts wear out, replacements will cost as much as 5th generation parts. Not talking battle damage, just...
And while we debate..........Airbus makes.
52 years, but still looks as modern as a 737NG. It is only after you step inside that steam gauge saturated cockpit that you notice it's real age.
Not even Hawker being out of the game could help it. Such a fine airframe. Hopefully it bounces back. Many people out of work in Wichita right now.
Exactly why I stopped reading most of these sci-fi articles based on specualtions, hearsay and opinion of people whose experience does not include working nor evaluating the F-35, and instead...
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