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    Report: USAF grounds over half of two-seat F-16 fleet
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    The United States Air Force has taken the dramatic step of grounding over half of an entire variant of one of its most well-known planes – the F-16 Fighting Falcon (or Viper, if you prefer its unofficial nickname). The grounding covers the two-seat F-16D variant, and was issued after the ...

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    Report: What was this plane doing in a National Guard exercise?
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    This is the Scorpion, a jointly developed project from Textron and AirLand, that purports to be an ultra-affordable light attack fighter that can be used mainly on intelligence, surveillance and recon (ISR) missions. As for why it's at an exercise for the National Guard, that's slightly more ...

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    Report: F-35 purchase price will average $178 million per plane in FY2015
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    With all the problems and delays facing the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, critics of the program have had plenty of ammunition at their disposal. Now, they're about to get one more figure to lob at proponents of the plagued fighter – its cost. Now, we know the F-35 program itself is ...

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    Report: Air Force brass defends F-35 after engine fire, speculates on sixth-gen fighter
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    The military's F-35 Lightning II has not had an easy road these past several years. The most recent problem for the fifth-generation fighter came in late June, when an engine fire broke out on an F-35 at Eglin Air Force Base. Despite this, Air Force brass continues to stand by the embattled Joint ...

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    Followup: US Air Force Thunderbirds Mustang fetches $400K at auction
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    For the last six years, Ford has created a special version of the Mustang with a military aviation theme, and then donated the car to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) to be auctioned off at the annual AirVenture event, also known as The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. The money ...

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    Official: Ford builds USAF Thunderbirds Edition Mustang for charity
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    Each year since 2008, Ford has created a one-off Mustang to celebrate military aviation, and the cars have been auctioned off at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Gathering of Eagles charity event to raise money to inspire the next generation of aviators. This year's charity car is the ...

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    Video: Car Stopper coming to a cop near you
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The car chase was made famous by films like Bullitt and The French Connection, but for some reason, most Americans think of O.J. and the white Ford Bronco when they think of pursuits before either of those excellent films. The reason? The O.J. chase ...

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