Initial Delivery Of The New Tanker Still Projected For 2017
The top acquisition priority in the Air Force - acquiring a new aerial refueling capability - is proceeding "on track," according to Maj. Gen. John Thompson, the program executive officer for Tankers. Two years and several key milestones after the contract was awarded, the Air Force says a great deal of progress has been made.
But Modern Military Aircraft Will Not Be Part Of The Displays
While contemporary military aircraft will not be participating in air shows this year, the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation (AFHFF) has developed plans to be sure that Heritage Flights will continue to be available to air shows that wish to have them participate.
Has Filed A Petition With SCOTUS In Long-Running Case
Retired Air Force General Chuck Yeager has filed a petition with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) related to a suit against a memorabilia website he says used his name without authorization. The website Law 360 reports that in the petition, Yeager says a legal principal known as "laches" should apply in the case rather than California state law.