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Unread post12 Jun 2010, 02:28

spazsinbad wrote:F-35 Live Fire Test: Full-Up Systems Level Testing

http://www.bahdayton.com/surviac/asnews ... ring10.pdf (3.3Mb)

"The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) (F-35, Lightning II) Vulnerability and Live Fire Test Team will be
conducting Full-Up System Level (FUSL) testing on the 1st JSF System Design and Development
(SDD) aircraft (2AA:0001). The F-35 live fire test and evaluation (LFT&E) strategy is to conduct a
comprehensive test and evaluation of the system-level vulnerability and lethality of all three F-35
variants against ballistic and advanced threats. The original LFT&E strategy for determining the
system-level vulnerability for the F-35 family of aircraft was founded on the FUSL testing of an
F-35 short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) variant. The approach for the remaining two
variants was to leverage the high degree of commonality between the F-35 family of aircraft by
conducting Full-Up testing of the variant unique features and component/system level tests. The
waiver approving this live fire (LF) strategy was approved by the Under Secretary of Defense for
Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD AT&L) on 25 October 2001."



Ah No ! Full-Up System Level (FUSL) It's AA-01 for Christ sakes! Not that i wanted a full up round to get blown away, EAC paddy wack break a program down. LM to Mr. DOD - can i not make so many jets to test, it's killing my management reserve :evil: Good lord...
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Unread post02 Jul 2010, 06:10

Updated MOU (Dec 2009)

Here is the latest update to the JSF MOU.

http://www.jsf.mil/downloads/documents/ ... 4_2010.PDF

Just so you do not spend the next few days reading every line for changes, only the Annexes are updated.
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Unread post03 Jul 2010, 02:37

Aerodynamic Design of the Lockheed Martin Cooperative Avionics Testbed

http://www.am-inc.com/PDF/catb.pdf (1Mb)
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Unread post03 Aug 2010, 12:20

Found this PDF: http://www.asipcon.com/2006/06_proceed/ ... _Yates.pdf (3.1Mb) which is probably referred to on this page of this thread: http://www.f-16.net/f-16_forum_viewtopi ... rt-60.html

The PDF is titled "F-35 Aircraft Structural Integrity - Program Overview - 28 November 2006"

What was interesting to me (but I 'no squat' :roll: about these items) was a graphic showing 'engine mounts'. I recall a question from a chap doing a project about such things but could not find it using 'search'. Anyhoo graphic below.
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Unread post30 Aug 2010, 20:21

11 Aug 2010
F-35 Fast Facts

Author:F-35 Communications Team
Original Location: [http://www.lockheedmartin.com/data/assets/aeronautics/products/f35/F-35FastFacts.pdf]Available Here[/url]

Highlights:
1. As of Aug. 10, 2010, the F-35 flight test program has conducted 340 test flights.
2. On July 6, the second mission systems F-35, AF-3, successfully conducted its first flight. AF-3 is the fourth F-35A CTOL variant.
3. CATB returned to Fort Worth from Edwards AFB on Aug. 13, 2010, having successfully operated the integrated electro-optical targeting system (EOTS) for the first time.
4. Canada announced its selection of the F-35 to fulfill its future fighter requirements. (July 2010)
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F-35 Specifications
         F-35A CTOL               F-35B STOVL            F-35C CV
Length       51.4 ft / 15.67 m          51.2 ft / 15.61 m       51.5 ft / 15.7 m
Height       14.2 ft                  14.1 ft             14.9 ft
Speed       Mach 1.6(~1,200 mph)      Mach 1.6 (~1,200 mph)   Mach 1.6(~1,200 mph)
Wingspan    35 ft / 10.67 m          35 ft / 10.67 m       43 ft / 13.11 m
Wing area    460 ft2 / 42.7 m2          460 ft2 / 42.7 m2       668 ft2 / 62.06 m2
Horizontal
tail span    23 ft                   22 ft                26 ft
Combat radius(internal fuel)
         >590 nm / 1,093 km          >450 nm / 833 km       >600 n.mi / 1,111 km
Range(internal fuel)
         >1,200 nm / 2,222 km       >900 nm / 1,667 km       >1,200 n.mi / 2,222 km
Internal fuel capacity
         18,250 lb / 8278 kg       13,500 lb / 6,123.5 kg    19,750 lb / 8,958.5 kg
Weight empty
         29,300 lb                32,000 lb             34,800 lb
Maximum weight
         70,000 lb class          60,000 lb class       70,000 lb class
Max g-rating
         9.0                   7.0                7.5
Weapons payload
         18,000 lb / 8,164.67 kg    15,000 lb / 6,803.89 kg 18,000 lb / 8,164.67 kg
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Unread post30 Aug 2010, 21:26

From August 2010 LM Fast Facts:

Average Unit Recurring Flyaway Cost (in FY 2002 dollars – the most recent comprehensive estimate)

[] F-35A upper-$40 million
[] F-35B mid-$60 million
[] F-35C mid-$60 million
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Unread post30 Aug 2010, 22:16

Thanks, I was in too big a hurry to do a screen shot.
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Unread post11 Oct 2010, 13:47

https://www.ncoic.org/apps/group_public ... 5-09-a.ppt (14Mb)

JSF Interoperability Initial Capabilities & Beyond Weigel & Jahner 25 Feb 2009

Graphics only some examples. I'll try to make a good PDF of the many animated parts of the PDF but this is not certain.
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Unread post11 Oct 2010, 14:39

PPT here: https://www.ncoic.org/apps/group_public ... 5-09-a.ppt has been made into an edited (to reduce file size) PDF. Usual pages seen in almost all F-35 briefings have been deleted. Some pages did not print so the PPT is the reference. PDF pages are best to fit in file size limit of forum. No animated elements of original PPT were retained so page defaulted to all the elements on page.

[EDIT} Realised that an important (but small fillesizewise) page was missing. This page now added to PDF available here. A graphic of same will appear below.
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Unread post11 Oct 2010, 20:32

Primo PDF is a Free PDF Print Driver that does a good job of shrinking PPTs (when using eBook mode).

Attached is the output without cutting any pages (only 7mb).

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Unread post11 Oct 2010, 21:26

Spuddie, OK thanks. I was going to experiment more today (was late o'dark thirty yesterday). Probably best way to get animations from PPT into PDF is to use latest PowerPoint program from MS which I do not have (only PPT from 2000 probably). Never use PPT actually but have latest greatest Acrobat 9 Pro Extended (yep I did not make that up) which probably gives a great high quality PDF from PPT but when file size is restricted then.... I'll check out the Primo PDF whatname. :D Actually the latest PowerPoint viewer was used to make an .XPS file which was then printed to PDF. Could not actually print directly from PPT to PDF - why? Dunno. Probably using Windows 7 is part of the problem.

Your 7Mb PDF COMPLETE is a good result.
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Unread post15 Nov 2010, 13:00

F-35 Lightning II - Centerpiece for 21stCentury Global Security - AFA Update
Tom Burbage 13 September 2010

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Unread post30 Nov 2010, 20:33

November 22, 2010 Fast Facts:
http://www.lockheedmartin.com/data/asse ... tFacts.pdf

Changes:

• As of Nov. 20, 2010, the F-35 flight test program has conducted 506 test flights total; 369 test flights in 2010.
• On Nov. 10, 2010, the first formation flight of two Lockheed Martin F-35B STOVL variant aircraft was completed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
• On Nov. 6, 2010, the first F-35C carrier variant (CF-1) successfully ferried to NAS Patuxent River, Md., and Block 1, the first of three principal software-development blocks for the F-35’s mission systems, made its inaugural flight in the F-35B STOVL aircraft.
• Block 1, the first of three principal software-development blocks for the F-35’s mission systems, made its inaugural flight in BF-4 in November 2010
• (CF-1) Arrived at NAS Patuxent River, Md., on Nov. 6, 2010
• (CF-1)Airworthiness trials completed; final finishes completed
• Long-lead funding approved, and full-funding agreement reached, for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) lot 4 (31 aircraft, with an option for one Netherlands F-35A)
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Unread post14 Jan 2011, 20:14

January 2011 Fast Facts

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/data/asse ... tFacts.pdf

Changes:
• As of Jan. 7, 2011, the F-35 flight test program has conducted 555 test flights total, including 410 test flights in 2010 and 8 test flights in 2011.
• On Jan. 6, 2011, the second F-35B (BF-2) conducted its first vertical landing at NAS Patuxent River, Md.
• On Dec. 30, 2010, the 10th F-35 (AF-4) entered the test fleet, accomplishing the program’s last flight in 2010.
• On Dec. 11, 2010, AF-3, the second mission systems F-35, ferried to Edwards AFB.
• On Dec. 9, 2010, the F-35 program reached its 2010 goal of 394 test flights.
• AF-4 entered flight testing on Dec. 30, 2010.
• The first five Low Rate Initial Production aircraft have exited the factory and are undergoing ground testing prior to flight.
• CATBird, a highly modified 737, is flying and proof-testing the complete, integrated F-35 mission systems package ahead of mission systems flights in F-35 aircraft.
• F-35A CTOL $60 million
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Unread post27 May 2011, 01:20

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter - Structural Prognostics and Health Management - An Overview 2009 ICAF Conference Rotterdam
Tim Fallon - JSF Program Office; Devinder Mahal - JSF Program Office; Iain Hebden – BAE Systems

http://www.icaf2009.nl/uploads/File/Pre ... Fallon.pdf (3.3Mb)
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