F-35 Resumes Flying After Mandatory Engine Inspection

By Courtney Albon / June 17, 2014 at 6:56 PM
Nearly all F-35 aircraft have completed a mandatory engine inspection following the discovery last week of an engine leak on an F-35B. Only two aircraft in the entire F-35 fleet have yet to be inspected, Joint Program Office spokesman Joe DellaVedova told InsideDefense.com in a June 17 email. One is currently undergoing depot maintenance and the other is in the midst of previously scheduled testing. The inspection order was issued last week following an in-flight emergency that occurred June...

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