|Quoting bthebest (Thread starter):|
Looking at the picture in the second article, I would have thought that was a complete right-off! Any thoughts?
|Quoting ThePointblank (Reply 2):|
as often, the procurement policies do not allow one to simply buy a brand new replacement aircraft to replace a crashed one.
|Quoting Navion (Reply 3):|
FWIW, the term is "write-off"
|Quoting bthebest (Reply 4):|
I thought given the support the US has for Israel they could have acquired one quite easily? When the Norwegian C-130 crashed in March '12 they had a new one in September after USAF diverted one of their aircraft in production.
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