F-35B Lightning II

All good things must come to an end: USMC marks graduation of last AV-8B Harrier II pilots

All good things must come to an end: USMC marks graduation of last AV-8B Harrier II pilots

Graduation of last USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilots The AV-8B Harrier II Fleet Replacement Detachment (FRD), Marine Aircraft Group (MAG)… Read More

3 weeks ago

F-35B Lightning II Performs First Night shipborne rolling vertical landing Aboard HMS Prince of Wales

F-35B first night shipborne rolling vertical landing aboard HMS Prince of Wales An F-35 Lightning II test pilot performed the… Read More

6 months ago

First shipborne rolling vertical landing on HMS Prince of Wales by F-35B

F-35B aboard HMS Prince of Wales An F-35 Lightning II test pilot performed the first roll-on landing of an F-35B… Read More

6 months ago

USAF Avionics Specialist explains why the US Military struggled to find Missing F-35 Crash Site

‘The F-35B airframe worked as advertised. There were and is no mythical master signal that all aircraft have when they… Read More

7 months ago

VMFA-214 Black Sheep F-35B Lightning II strike fighters visit hometown of fighter ace Gregory “Pappy” Boyington

VMFA-214 Black Sheep F-35B Lightning II strike fighters visit hometown of fighter ace Gregory “Pappy” Boyington Four US Marine Corps… Read More

10 months ago

Pentagon halts F-35, F135 engine deliveries Pending Texas F-35B Crash Investigation

Deliveries of both the F-35 stealth fighter and F135 engine are on hold as Naval Air Systems Command continues its… Read More

1 year ago

Israel grounds 11 F-35I stealth jets after US F-35B crash at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth

Israel has 33 F-35I stealth jets delivered so far and they are assigned to the 116th Lions of the South… Read More

1 year ago

Video shows F-35B crash and 0-0 ejection at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth as result of failed hovering test

An image published on social media after the crash shows the F-35B Lightning II aircraft resting on its nose. The… Read More

1 year ago

With a total of 53 missiles successfully launched, RAF Typhoon and F-35B Lightning II aircraft conducted their largest ever mass firing of ASRAAMs

Over the space of 10 days, pilots from eight different squadrons successfully launched a total of 53 ASRAAM missiles at… Read More

1 year ago

Two RAAF F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters killed Six RSAF F-15SG fighters in a single mock engagement during Exercise Pitch Black 2022

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II stealth jets participated to Exercise Pitch Black for the first time. Exercise… Read More

2 years ago

KAI displays model of KF-21N, Boramae Variant Operating From Aircraft Carrier

KAI stressed that the KF-21N is just a concept to demonstrate the possibility of developing a naval version of the… Read More

2 years ago

USMC KC-130J Pilot who Landed his Plane Safely in a Farmer’s Field in California after a Mid-Air Collision with an F-35B received the Distinguished Flying Cross

Marine Capt. Michael Wolff, a KC-130J pilot, was awarded the Distinguished Flying for landing “successfully after losing two engines in… Read More

2 years ago

USMC to reduce the number of F-35 Lightning II strike fighters in some squadrons

The USMC is not reducing the program or record of 420 F-35 Lightning II strike fighters. The US Marine Corps… Read More

2 years ago

Despite facing retirement within this decade, USMC AV-8B Harrier mission capable rate is now at 83 percent

The AV-8B Harrier Integrated Weapon Support Team total backorders have decreased by 75% over the last 3 years. Naval Supply… Read More

2 years ago

USS Tripoli amphibious assault ship completes Lightning Carrier Concept demo with 20 F-35B Joint Strike Fighters aboard (almost as many jets as on Chinese Carriers)

The Lightning Carrier concept demonstration shows that Tripoli and other amphibious assault ships are capable of operating as dedicated fixed-wing… Read More

2 years ago