NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 03, 2008
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(Balad, Iraq: Richard Engel) The impact of the war in Iraq on US military airplanes due to their constant use featured; scenes shown from the air base in Balad where maintenance crews work on the F-16s. [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- says air power is on the verge of a crash.] [Air Force Brig. Gen. Burton FIELD, Maj. Gen. David EDDINGTON- say the planes are older than the pilots! and the question is how long the aircraft will last.]
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