USMC, Boeing Bring Hornets Back From Dead

The U.S. Marine Corps has taken an unusual approach to backfilling their front-line squadrons to cover delays to the F-35B: the Corps is raiding the boneyard to bring some retired fighters back into service. The third F/A-18C in a 30-aircraft program is currently undergoing the process—called...
Angus Batey

Angus Batey has been contributing to various titles within the Aviation Week Network since 2009, reporting on topics ranging from defense and space to business aviation, advanced air mobility and cybersecurity.

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