F-35A arresting hook

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Unread post07 Jul 2017, 20:15

Why some F-35 has arresting hook and some don't?
This one have flat bottom
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This one has a bump at the center
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Unread post07 Jul 2017, 20:24

The first one is an F-35B and does not include a hook.

F-35B BF-4 undergoes environmental testing with AIM-120 during Flight 100 on 22 March 2012. RAF Sqd. Ldr. Jim Schofield is the pilot.


http://www.codeonemagazine.com/article.html?item_id=110
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