RCAF to refurbish (really) old fighters.
Like a phoenix from the ashes... In a surprise move, the RCAF has released a statement describing a plan to reinvigorate their aging fleet of CF-18 Hornets. With no funding available to purchase new fighters, or anything else for that matter , top generals at the RCAF have decided to refurbish several retired CF-101 Voodoo interceptors . The choice to refurbish the Voodoo was a natural one. There are currently 30 examples being used as gate guardians, museum exhibits, and the like. Heck, some CF-101 proprietors are literally giving them away. The RCAF's man in charge of the CF-101 Voodoo refurbishment, Lt. Colonel Gilbert "Gull" Able, had this to say about the project: "It makes a lot of sense, when you think of it. We got all these Voodoos laying around, doing nothing. Most of them have less wear and tear than some of our CF-18s!" Indeed, the Voodoo only flew for 26 years in Canada. The CF-18 has been in service for over 30, and will be likely