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  • 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...


  • US Navy already looking beyond carrier-based F-35


    ​More than four years before the aircraft is scheduled to enter service, the US Navy already is considering modifying...


  • 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...


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  • Lockheed Martin delivers improved ALIS for F-35

    News | 17 Sep 2014 13:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​Lockheed Martin has delivered the latest iteration of the system that brings fifth-generation logistics and maintenance capability to the F-35 Lightning II fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Martin-delivers-improved-ALIS-for-F-35-403800/
  • ​Lockheed outlines cost-saving design tweaks for F-35

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:03 | Dan Parsons

    Lockheed Martin and its programme partners are putting up millions in investment dollars to redesign manufacturing methods for components of the F-35 Lightning II, in the hope of bringing the per-aircraft cost in line with existing fighters within five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-outlines-cost-saving-design-tweaks-for-F-35-403787/
  • 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/
  • US Navy already looking beyond carrier-based F-35

    News | 09 Sep 2014 18:00 | Dan Parsons

    ​More than four years before the aircraft is scheduled to enter service, the US Navy already is considering modifying the Lockheed Martin F-35C to perform future missions beyond 2030.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-already-looking-beyond-carrier-based-F-35-403511/
  • 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/