U.S. Air Force F-35s Join Grounded List With Martin-Baker Flaw

US Air Force maintainers extract a Martin-Baker US16 ejection seat from an F-35A in 2018.
Credit: US Air Force
The U.S. Air Force grounded most Lockheed Martin F-35As on July 29 to inspect a component in the stealthy fighter’s ejection seats that manufacturer Martin-Baker said could be faulty, a service spokesman says. The stand-down order reverses the Air Force’s original decision to continue flying the F...

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