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Sad day for Boeing Australia maintenance workers
« on: November 04, 2009, 09:31:53 PM »
http://www.qt.com.au/story/2009/11/05/f111-mechanics-end-mission/
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Just one more step towards ending the legacy of the great F-111. I was offered a job early on after I retired to work for this outfit and I have always regretted it somewhat since it would have meant more time working on that magnificent jet.
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Re: Sad day for Boeing Australia maintenance workers
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2009, 10:38:11 PM »
I wonder what Australia is going to do with all our F-111s?
They still seem too airworthy to put in museums.
Wouldn't mind on at the Bull Creek Aviation Museum in Perth actually.

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Re: Sad day for Boeing Australia maintenance workers
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2009, 11:23:16 PM »
They'll keep a few to put on 'a stick' but the rest they'll what we did with ours, send them to AMARC at Davis-Monthan AFB where they'll languish in the desert forever. What a shame, perfectly good aircraft!
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Re: Sad day for Boeing Australia maintenance workers
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2010, 08:33:41 PM »
I know how these maintainers feels inside. i felt a pain in heart myself when i've performed last PDM on a skyhawk
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Re: Sad day for Boeing Australia maintenance workers
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2010, 04:15:22 AM »
I hope they put one at Temora.

I'd go and see it :)

 



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