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spazsinbad wrote:[...On June 5, BF-5 became the first F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) jet to fly with Block 2A software.... F-35A CTOL jets have flown 260 times.... F-35C CV jets have flown 133 times.
Cumulative flight test activity totals.. F-35A CTOL jets have flown 907 times.... F-35C CV jets have flown 325 times.
spazsinbad wrote:Air Force chief cites concern about F-35 operating costs Reuters 18 Sep 2012 By Andrea Shalal-Esa
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-air-fo ... 12244.html
"...Lockheed officials told reporters the program was making progress in flight testing and software development. They said the Air Force model of the plane had flow 365 times this year , while the B-model being developed for the Marine Corps had flown 300 times, including 184 short takeoffs, 133 short landings, and 66 vertical landings...."
fang wrote:According to Code One BF-17 in PAX to assist the SDD planes there.
And after a while it will go to Edwards, why to Edwards and mot to Eglin?
http://www.codeonemagazine.com/f35_news ... tem_id=853
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