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Ejection seat issue grounds Air Force's F-35 jets

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force has grounded its F-35 fighter jets for an inspection of an issue with ejection seat firing mechanisms. The Air Combat Command, based at Langley, Virginia, said Friday that it began last week a program to inspect all pilot ejection seat firing cartridges within 90 days after a concern arose about whether the cartridges will always fire on time. "Out of an abundance of caution, ACC units will execute a stand-down on July 29 to expedite the inspection process,” the command said in a prepared statement. “Based on data gathered from those ...

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Letter: Ideas about a possible Great Salt Lake pipeline

I’m a born and raised Ogden Utah man that spent much of my life skiing the resorts of Utah. I first read in the Ogden Standard Examiner in letters to the editor about turning pumps around and bring sea water to fill the lake. After weeks of thought WHAT A GREAT IDEA!! I understand cost, ...

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