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Costly flaws found in Navy's top jet

Wing mechanism wear could halve flight hours

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / May 17, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Engineers have uncovered a flaw in the Navy's top fighter jet that could reduce by half the aircraft's advertised service life and potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs, according to Pentagon documents and military and industry officials. (Full article: 1016 words)

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