An Ailing USAF F-16 Gets a Navy Fuselage: The technicians at the Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah, have finally fixed an F-16 that was damaged in a December 2000 accident, and the repair, says officials, will wind up saving millions of dollars. During a test flight at Hill, the landing gear of a Virginia Air National Guard F-16 collapsed upon landing, causing the fighter to skid down the runway. The nature of the damage led to a unique fix: The ALC found a donor fuselage that would work, but it came from a retired Navy aggressor F-16.
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