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Department of Defense

Reduce flying hours to save Millions!

With the average cost of an F-16 sortie over 1million dollars when you include all the supporting equipment, parts, fuel, man power and such the best way to save money would be to cut down on flying. If they cut flying down by even 1 day a month for every fighter/flying squadron Air Force wide and made it a maintenance catch up day or something like that not only would they save hundreds of Millions of dollars a month... more »

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Department of Defense

End of Fiscal Year Spending

Often agencies spend money at the end of the FY so their budget won't be cut by the amount they save. Instead, as a method to cut spending, allow the agency's budget to remain at the same burn rate as previous months, but allow them to not spend as much during the last month of the fiscal year. This will, in particular, save millions in wasted flying time hours when units fly unnecessarily in order to use all their... more »

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