All U.S. Marine Corps F-35B operations remain dormant since a fire broke out in an F-35A preparing for takeoff this week, but this is not expected – at least for now – to affect the timing of the aircraft’s debut in the U.K. next month. “We will resume flying once we know more about the cause of the F-35A fire that occurred at Eglin AFB [Florida] earlier this week,” says Capt. Rich Ulsh, a service spokesman. Plans to transit four F-35Bs over the Atlantic Ocean ...


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