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Unread post30 Nov 2017, 15:10

Increased Efficiencies Help Decrease F-35 Build Time
10 Nov 2017 Jeff Babione

"Across the F-35 program, we’re focused on preparing to ramp up our rate of production to more than 160 F-35s per year by 2020. Many of our teams are making great progress and finding ways to increase the rate of production while ensuring we deliver every aircraft to the highest quality standard.

To that end, our Final Assembly Production Program Management Team recently produced a 58-day span jet, which marks the shortest-span time for any aircraft to roll out of Final Assembly and into the Aircraft Final Finishes building. That jet proudly displays the markings of AU-5, the fifth F-35A for Australia...."

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