F-35B Lightning II ship suitability testing

Date:18 April 2013 Tags:, , , ,

The F-35B Lightning II is the US Marine Corps’ newest warplane, a R1,4 billion stealth aircraft with powerful weapons, ground-breaking electronics and the ability to take off from and land vertically on carrier decks.

Watch the F-35B complete ship suitability testing aboard the USS WASP (LHD-1) off the coast of Virginia in October 2011…

Read about the aircraft’s problems that are revealing themselves during flight testing in PM’s May 2013 issue – on sale 22 April.