Bogdan: Pentagon is testing F-35C nose gear fix and hopes to have results by March

By Lee Hudson / February 16, 2017 at 12:48 PM
The Pentagon is testing a fix to the F-35C's nose gear at the Naval Air Warfare Center in Lakehurst, NJ, and hopes to have results in March, according to the F-35 program executive officer. Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, told reporters Feb. 16 after a House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee hearing that the fix the government is testing revolves around the aircraft's "pull back mechanism." "We pull back really hard and that compresses the [landing gear] strut...

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