F-35C DT-II TESTING CVN

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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 16:50

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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 22:51

Probably that video has been posted on the NIMITZ THREAD last year - the CVN is NIMITZ the date is Nov 2014.

Milestone PLANK Owner First F-35C Arrest NIMITZ 03 Nov 2014

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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 22:52

spazsinbad wrote:Probably that video has been posted on the NIMITZ THREAD last year - the CVN is NIMITZ the date is Nov 2014.

Milestone PLANK Owner First F-35C Arrest NIMITZ 03 Nov 2014

viewtopic.php?f=57&t=26634

I know .. But nice to remember
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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 22:54

IF YOU KNOW - SAY SO. However as usual you post just an URL and we all have to click on that URL to find out - how about putting the TITLE - DATE - AUTHOR at least - of these anon.URLs to save us all the hassle - is that too much to ask?
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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 23:05

spazsinbad wrote:IF YOU KNOW - SAY SO. However as usual you post just an URL and we all have to click on that URL to find out - how about putting the TITLE - DATE - AUTHOR at least - of these anon.URLs to save us all the hassle - is that too much to ask?

Ok ... Next time I'll do what you say ..
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Unread post10 Oct 2015, 23:21

Nice ones:
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 00:42

CatBird probably MADLing away amongst other things? https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2224839/ ... operations
151008-N-QS750-218 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 8, 2015) - The Cooperative Avionics Test Bed (CATBird), a testing platform for the F-35 Lightning II, flies overhead the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). The F-35C Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force is currently conducting follow-on sea trials aboard the Eisenhower. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anderson W. Branch/Released) https://www.dvidshub.net/download/image/2224839
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 00:50

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2224838/ ... operations
"151009-N-QS750-202 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 9, 2015) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Mark Delmasio unwraps a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is underway conducting carrier qualifications . (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Corey Dill/Released) https://www.dvidshub.net/download/image/2224838
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 00:58

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2224829/ ... operations
"151008-N-KK394-393 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 8, 2015) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Manuel Ariasraig signals to an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). The F-35C Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force is currently conducting follow-on sea trials aboard the Eisenhower. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anderson W. Branch/Released) https://www.dvidshub.net/download/image/2224829

"151008-N-KK394-433 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 8, 2015) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Manuel Ariasraig signals to an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). The F-35C Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force is currently conducting follow-on sea trials aboard the Eisenhower. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anderson W. Branch/Released) https://www.dvidshub.net/download/image/2224831
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 02:52

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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 04:18

Navy feeling all warm and fuzzy ...

http://news.yahoo.com/lockheed-f-35s-fi ... nance.html

Lockheed F-35s finish at-sea test flights as U.S. Navy warms to new jet

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral John Haley, commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic, said developmental testing of the F-35C, the carrier variant of the new stealthy fighter jet, had been "pretty doggone good" compared with earlier aircraft.
"When a fifth-generation fighter meets a fourth-generation fighter—the [latter] dies,”
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 05:40

'neptune' over the on previous page is the same article that you have posted again above and over page is the video also. Please read/search the forum before you post the same articles again - thanks. viewtopic.php?f=57&t=28046&p=305415&hilit=Bartel#p305415
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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 17:36

The camera filming the initial slow motion FIRST ARREST aboard USS Eisenhower remains steady so that allows ZOOMing.

A bunch of goodly photos by AP 09 Oct 2015 : http://www.readingeagle.com/ap/article/ ... nias-coast

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"The Associated Press | F-35C Lightning II test aircraft pilot Lt. Chris Karapostoles give a thumbs up to the flight crew as he prepares to taxi aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower of the coast of Norfolk, Va., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. The aircraft is due to be deployed in 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)" http://www.readingeagle.com/storyimage/ ... 099335.jpg


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Unread post11 Oct 2015, 18:49

The previous odd landing / arrest does not look so bad when zoomed at three quarter speed but YOUSE BE THE JUDGE!

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