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USAF Concludes Effort to Replace A-10 Aircraft Wings

The U.S. Air Force's 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron has concluded an effort to replace the wings of a certain close air support aircraft. The group installed 162 wing pairs on A-10 Thunderbolt II units at Hill Air Force Base for the A-10 Enhanced Wing Assembly replacement program's final wave, Hill AFB said Saturday.

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Air Forces Plans to Purchase New A-10 Aircraft Wings

The U.S. Air Force is selecting sources for an upcoming contractual effort to rebuild wings of the A-10 support aircraft, Military.com reported Tuesday. Ann Stefanek, an Air Force spokeswoman, said the branch is allotting $267 milllion to purchase 20 wings through the A-10-Thunderbolt II Advanced-Wing Continuation Kit program's next contract.

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Report: USAF Seeks to Reduce Legacy Air Vehicles Through Fiscal 2021

An Avascent analysis of the U.S. Air Force‘s latest budget proposal showed the military  branch aims to retire approximately 558 legacy aircraft over the next five fiscal years, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta writes the Air Force looks to get rid of 232 T-38 trainers, 166 A-10 Warthogs  and 160 F-16 fighter jets through FY 2021. The …

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Air Force Research Analysts Create F-22 Aircraft Maintenance Scheduling Tool

Operations research analysts at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have developed a scheduling tool that works to help forecast manpower and facilities required to maintain the F-22 Raptor fighter jet. The U.S. Air Force said Thursday research analysts collaborated with the F-22 Strategic Planning Group to create the Master Plan Scheduling Tool through the use of aircraft maintenance data and a mathematical …

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