Top News on Lockheed Martin F-35

  • P&W to test remedy for F135 engine fault


    Pratt & Whitney officials say they have identified a promising remedy for rubbing in the F135 engine that caused the catastrophic June fire that destroyed a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II and has limited test flights of the developmental fleet.


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  • US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air


    ​With top officers still calling for the aircraft’s retirement as accost-saving measure, the US Air Force has...


  • F-35 has emerged from 'tragic past': US general


    ​The US Air Force general in charge of steering the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme says the fighter’s development...


  • US Air Force presses ahead with next-gen fighter, bomber engines


    ​The Air Force is moving ahead with plans to develop a sixth-generation fighter jet engine based on technological...


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  • P&W to test remedy for F135 engine fault

    News | 16 Sep 2014 09:54 | Dan Parsons

    Pratt & Whitney officials say they have identified a promising remedy for rubbing in the F135 engine that caused the catastrophic June fire that destroyed a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II and has limited test flights of the developmental fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PW-to-test-remedy-for-F135-engine-fault-403721/
  • US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air

    News | 10 Sep 2014 15:03 | Dan Parsons

    ​With top officers still calling for the aircraft’s retirement as accost-saving measure, the US Air Force has announced a major potential investment in depot maintenance for the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-pens-A-10-maintenance-deal-with-Korean-Air-403557/
  • OPINION: Why aerospace firms must tackle titanium cheats

    News | 05 Sep 2014 11:16

    ​When Pratt & Whitney accused a supplier in late August of furnishing defective titanium for the F135 engine on the Lockheed Martin F-35, it was easy – but not entirely correct – to connect the problem to a string of component reliability failures and supplier management miscues already connected to the programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-aerospace-firms-must-tackle-titanium-cheats-403334/
  • F-35 has emerged from 'tragic past': US general

    News | 04 Sep 2014 17:11 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force general in charge of steering the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme says the fighter’s development has emerged from a “tragic past” and will meet future development milestones as advertised.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35-has-emerged-from-tragic-past-US-general-403357/
  • ANALYSIS: How Draken International became the world's biggest private air force

    News | 03 Sep 2014 09:18

    ​Any air arm able to field 30 operational MiG-21s, 11 A-4K Skyhawks and which ordered up to 28 light combat jets would be placed well up the rankings in Flight’s annual World Air Forces directory.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Draken-International-became-the-worlds-biggest-private-air-force-402908/
  • US Air Force presses ahead with next-gen fighter, bomber engines

    News | 02 Sep 2014 16:36 | Dan Parsons

    ​The Air Force is moving ahead with plans to develop a sixth-generation fighter jet engine based on technological improvements achieved through an ongoing effort to produce a power plant for a future long-range bomber.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-presses-ahead-with-next-gen-fighter-bomber-engines-403255/