A Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter today became the fifth F-35 to begin flight operations.
A Royal Air Force officer on Tuesday became the first active-duty service pilot from the United Kingdom to take to the skies in a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.
The Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter engaged its STOVL propulsion system in flight for the first time today.
The second Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter arrived today at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
Criticising the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program isn’t especially useful if the people doing it are just flat wrong in their assumptions. Take for instance an article penned by Winslow T. Wheeler and Pierre M. Sprey in the The Huffington Post called, “A Tale of Two Pigs”
Today it was announced that the United Kingdom received financial approval to purchase its third F-35B Lightning II operational test aircraft, reinforcing the U.K.'s continued commitment to the Joint Strike Fighter program’s upcoming Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E).
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus visited Lockheed Martin's Forth Worth facilities last week.
After a long period of negotiation, Volvo Aero Norge (VAN) recently signed a 10-year contract for continued production and deliveries of jet engine shafts to Pratt & Whitney.
The Australian government has approved
$3.2 billion for the purchase of 14 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters ( JSF ). Included in this is a test aircraft that will be delivered in the U.S. in 2014 to take part in test and training activities.
It is reported in today’s The Australian that defence chiefs support the purchase of the F-35
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). In other news, the sun set in the west, and Britney Spears lip syncs parts of her live performance.
Lockheed Martin's first optimized conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35 fighter made its inaugural flight on Saturday, Nov. 14, the fourth F-35 to begin flight operations. It marked the 130th flight overall in the program.
--- BF-1, the first production representative short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River Maryland. Source: Graham Warwick of Aviation Week via Twitter
. The plan is to start 30 days of testing to build down toward the first vertical landing.
Since Maj. Jay Spohn joined the Air National Guard in 1999, he has taken the skies by storm.
The Air Force is proposing to house the next-generation F-35 fighter at Utah's Hill Air Force Base, according to Utah congressional offices.