Grounded F-35s expected to soon return to flight after JPO lifts pause on engine deliveries

By Michael Marrow / February 24, 2023 at 1:15 PM
An undisclosed number of F-35s that have been grounded since the crash of an F-35B in December are expected to return to flight within weeks, a source with knowledge of the program's status told Inside Defense . The Dec. 15 mishap at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Forth Worth, TX also prompted engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and the F-35 Joint Program Office to pause deliveries of new F135 powerplants. According to a statement from JPO today, engine deliveries...

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