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After successfully and single handedly demonstrating his skill by crash-landing a training plane and saving his father's life, Scott's secret flying lessons would seem to be over. And so would Major MacLeod's career when the top brass find out what has been going on.

In the last sentence, so and would are placed before Major MacLeod's career. And I can't understand the meaning of the sentence.
Could anyone add some words or rearrange the order of words in the last sentence to make it more simple?

Does the sentence imply:
And Major MacLeod's career would be over...
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