AIR AGE: High Crime?

At 27,000 ft. in the bright morning sky over Nevada last week, a swept-wing F-100F Super Sabre jet fighter-bomber on a training mission maneuvered through a series of turns. In the rear cockpit sat Lieut. Gerald Moran. 24. His vision was blocked by a cockpit hood; his only contacts with the outside were his radio and his instruments. In the front seat sat his instructor, Captain Thomas Coryell, 29, charged with keeping an alert for other aircraft while his student practiced. At 8:28. Pilot Moran called the control tower at Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas to report...

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