FARNBOROUGH — After more than two weeks of espousing daily hope that four Lockheed Martin F-35Bs would make a historic debut in the U.K., the Pentagon has finally announced that the single-engine, stealthy fighters will be a no show, even though the fleet has been approved to resume limited flight operations. This is the result of an engine fire that erupted in a Pratt & Whitney F135 engine on an F-35A preparing for takeoff June 23 at Eglin AFB, Florida, only days ...
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