Joint Stars JT8D Advances

The long-running effort to reengine the U.S. Air Force's E-8C Joint Stars aircraft with a version of the Pratt & Whitney JT8D has taken a step forward with the completion of Northrop Grumman and Air Force flight tests on a testbed aircraft. The tests were completed in 32 flights versus a planned 39...

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