U.S. Navy Moves Up Fix For F-35B Hover Thrust

F-35B in hover mode
Credit: USMC
The U.S. Navy has moved up plans to fix a known thrust deficiency that affects Lockheed Martin F-35Bs in hover on hot days, engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said Sept. 3. A thrust deficiency study will be awarded to P&W to identify a solution to the hover thrust issue. The study had been...

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