Declaring useless faulty pre-production prototypes "combat capable" is a farce, which is why the F-35A (like the "combat capable" F-35B) won't see any combat this decade. In fact at Hill AFB they...
The F-35 program is an unmanaged unaffordable fiasco which will long serve as an example of what not to do. The main function of Bogdan and the JPO (besides crowing about "progress") is to pay...
That's not what the JPO says.
"By U.S. government policy, any integration of F-35 software must be done with U.S. government oversight and with the two prime contractors’ involvement. Having...
In 1946 the piloted mother aircraft (queen bee) flew alongside and controlled the unpiloted aircraft (drones).
news report, Aug 7, 1946
Drone Bombers Make Flight From Hawaii To...
The F-35A is four times as loud as the F-16.
Military Power Take-off - Lmax(dBA)
i.e. four times as loud
(ten decibels = twice as loud)