Sea Trials Test Stovl F-35’s Integrated Controls

Credit: Lockheed Martin
YouTube videos make it look easy, and for pilots, it is easier than in a Harrier. But landing vertically at night, in crosswind, on the moving deck of a ship relies on the highly integrated and automated flight and propulsion controls of the Lockheed Martin F-35B. Sea trials ending Aug. 30 were the...

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