Sunday, August 14, 2016

A Look At How Much It Costs To Fly America's Military Planes Per Hour

Business Insider: A look into how much it costs to fly America's military planes per hour

The US Defense Department's latest financial-management report on reimbursement rates offers a glimpse of how much it costs to fly America's Air Force and Navy planes per flight hour.

The annual report from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) lists rates for "other DoD component user," which are aircraft handled within the Defense Department and "all other user rates" which are for services outside the federal government.

This means that, for example, an F-22 Raptor that isn't used within the US government costs a cool $34k/per flight hour.

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WNU Editor: I am surprised by the cost for the F-22 .... I thought it was much higher.

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