A 12-year-long, $1.1 billion project to replace structurally weakened wings on 173 A-10s ended last month, the U.S. Air Force announced on Aug. 12. Air Force test pilot Lt. Col. Ryan Richardson flew the last Enhanced Wing Assembly-equipped A-10 with tail number 80-0252 for a functional check flight on July 25. Boeing delivered new wing structures to the Air Force’s depot system, which completed the installations at Ogden AFB in Utah and Osan Air Base in South Korea, the Air Force ...

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