A-12 Stealth Attack Aircraft Contract Killed in 1988
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a
judgment upholding the Navy's termination for default of a contract
with McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics for the A-12 stealth
attack aircraft, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departed San Diego May 28 on a
deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility. The
carrier joins the other ships of its strike group which departed
the day prior...
A North American B-25J "Mitchell" World War II bomber returned
to the skies today after a 28 year restoration performed by
volunteers of the Commemorative Air Force aviation museum in Mesa,
AZ. Named "Maid in the Shade" in reference to its long stay inside
the museum's hangar, the aircraft lifted off the Falcon Field
runway at 0915 last Friday in front of a small crowd of pilots,
mechanics and enthusiasts.