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Famed A-10 Warthog pioneer passes away

Pierre Spey, one of the most interesting and controversial aircraft designers and a Pentagon nemesis, died this week at the age of 83. Spey was responsible for the design of the A-10 close support fighter and in part for the F-16 design.  And he was a longtime opponent of the super-expensive stealthy F-35. Spey was born in 1937 […]

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