Design Flaw Implicated In F-35A Generator Failures

DESIGN ISSUE: A “design artifact” unique to a new electrical starter/generator configuration is the likely cause of the in-flight dual generator failure on F-35A test aircraft AF-4 on March 9, according to the Joint Program Office (JPO). The newer engine-driven generator is installed on test jets AF...

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