Fate, Luck and Choice – F-16F Engine Foreign Object Damage

Fate, Luck and Choice – F-16F Engine Foreign Object Damage

For many of us, the road we follow is deliberate but sometimes three forces play into life’s outcomes: luck, choice, or fate. This is likely truer in aviation than in other vocations, at least if you stay long enough. And that is certainly the case with me and a foreign object damage event during early testing of the F-16F.