Marine Corps' top aviator calls F-35C nose gear issue a 'small problem'

By Lee Hudson / February 1, 2017 at 11:50 AM
The top aviator for the Marine Corps said the issues with the F-35C nose gear are a "small problem" and there is time to fix it before the first aircraft carrier deployment in 2020. Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for aviation, told reporters during a Feb. 1 Defense Writers' Group breakfast in Washington mitigation and redesign efforts are ongoing for the F-35C nose gear. From a land-based perspective, there are no problems with the F-35C, he said. The service...

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