Pratt & Whitney F135

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)

The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine (that powers all three variants of the F-35… Read More

6 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

41 USAF F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters are currently without engines

Since there are 272 F-35A jets in the Air Force’s inventory, nearly 15 percent are without an engine. 41 US… Read More

3 years ago

USAF mulls 4.5/5 gen minus clean sheet fighter to replace F-16, thinks to use the F-35 less to mitigate F135 engine wear issues

Former USAF acquisition chief Will Roper opened the possibility of buying more F-16s for this purpose but Chief of Staff… Read More

3 years ago

F135 Engine Issues force USAF F-35 Demo Team to cut the number of 2021 shows by eight performances

The Air Combat Command that controls the team cut the number of 2021 shows by eight performances (about one-third). The… Read More

3 years ago

Worldwide F-35 fleet grounded in the wake of September 28 crash

Investigation into Sep. 28 USMC F-35B crash determined that a fuel tube in the F135 engine needs inspection and replacement… Read More

6 years ago