The U.S. Navy has completed the final flight of the Lockheed P-3C Orion by an active duty squadron, closing out a 57-year era of maritime patrol flights by the four-engine, turboprop aircraft. The Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Ten based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, Washington state, completed the final flight on Nov. 5, according to the unit’s Facebook page.  As a ceremonial gesture, two former P-3C pilots—retired Adm. William Moran, the former vice chief of naval ...


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