Federal investigators and local authorities have been combing through a wide swath of rural, sparsely populated land as they try to determine what caused an F-16 fighter jet to slam into a small plane over South Carolina.
Your body is forced back into the seat. The beige airport hangars and grey runway become a blur. There is a moment though during takeoff in a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds F-16, where it’s like a faster version of a commercial flight.
Union leaders say the company’s proposed changes to the pension plan, health costs and new hires policy were unacceptable.
The Defense Department has awarded Lockheed a $600 million contract to build twelve F-16s fighter jets for the government of Oman.