U.S. F-35 ready for landing tests in 2016 the Navy hopes to war
test flight of Navy F-35C CF-01 experimental aircraft
The Navy Times, June 26, 2010 reported that Navy F-35 “Lightning” II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft of the real stress conditions can ship stopped? This is a machine on June 6, 2010 after a successful maiden flight in Texas faces another major problem.
Lockheed Martin has begun to stress test the aircraft, including aircraft, the height from 11 feet fall, to test the aircraft’s structural strength. Companies in a variety of angles and weight distribution under the drop test to simulate a possible landing in the state of the ship arise.
in the initial computer-based test, found that the F-35 fuselage cracks, but quickly made an adjustment to the design. F-35 aircraft carrier landing the first trial in 2012, the Navy hopes that the fighters in 2016 to participate in combat. (China Shipping Information Center Liu Zhenghua)