F-35C Wraps Up Flight Tests During Second Round Of Sea Trials

By Justin Doubleday / October 9, 2015 at 5:29 PM
ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER EISENHOWER -- The carrier variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed the flight-test portion of the second round of sea trials, with officials testing among other things the aircraft’s ability to launch and recover with an internal weapons load. The trials, termed Developmental Test-2, are nearly complete, with a few logistics tests remaining before the session wraps up over the next seven days, according to Cmdr. Christian Sewell, government flight test director at Air...

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