Clipped Wings

More than half of the U.S. Air Force’s F-16D fighters have been grounded due to cracks found during inspections. Eighty-two of 157 F-16Ds, primarily used for training, were removed from flight status after cracks were found in canopy sill longerons between the front and rear pilot seats, the Air...

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