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FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 23 -Lockheed Martin rolled out the first weight-optimized conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant of the F-35 Lightning II fighter on Dec. 19.
Lockheed Martin's second F-35 ground-test aircraft rolled out on Wednesday at the company's Fort Worth plant, where it will be fully instrumented before being shipped to the United Kingdom for testing.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter achieved another milestone with the in-flight operation of its integrated avionics aboard the Cooperative Avionics Test Bed, or "CATBird."
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The conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A notched its 50th flight last week in preparation for testing at Edwards AFB, while the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant began a planned modification interval that will lead to STOVL-mode flight early next year.