F-35 Asymmetric Tests Pave Way for DT-3 Sea-Trials

F-35 test pilots have begun testing the aircraft’s ability to carry asymmetric external loads in powered-lift flight. The trials are one of the final hurdles before the aircraft embark on the USS America at the end of October for at-sea developmental testing phase 3 (DT3) – the last of three...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

Angus Batey

Angus Batey has been contributing to various titles within the Aviation Week Network since 2009, reporting on topics ranging from defense and space to business aviation, advanced air mobility and cybersecurity.

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