Farewell Tour: Burbage and the F-35s

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Unread post31 Jan 2013, 22:31

Farewell Tour: Burbage and the F-35s by Amy Butler 31 Jan 2013

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx? ... b8b655b86f

"Its official ... the band is breaking up. Tom Burbage, Lockheed Martin's longtime F-35 front man, is leaving center stage.

Burbage, the executive vice president of and general manager of Lockheed Martin's F-35 program has "decided to retire," confirms Laura Siebert, a company spokeswoman.

Burbage is expected serve through March, including attendance at the Avalon air show in Australia in early March. [F-22 doing a flying demo there this time apparently.] He is currently in the United Kingdom on a charm tour of customers and press there...."

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Unread post03 Feb 2013, 19:51

Well he has been there for a long time now - having been with the F-35 program since 2000. I await the likes of ELP etc now to try to paint this as his jumping ship or similar.

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