F-35 aircraft due to engine failure with the oil to suspend the flight test
Data Chart: US-developed F-35A fighter
U.S., “Defense News” weekly reported on March 11 Website Title: F-35 flight test aircraft for emergency air to suspend the
general contractor Lockheed – Martin said on Monday that because of a U.S. Air Force F-35 “Lightning II” Joint Strike Fighter in a March 9 trial flight engine failure and leakage problems occur, this type of aircraft flight test suspended.
day of the accident at Edwards Air Force Base, California. An accident is an F-35A fighter aircraft. It returned safely to base, but in the engineering and technical personnel to find out cause of the accident, before further flight will be delayed.
Lockheed – Martin spokesman John Kent via e-mail said: “As a routine safety precaution, the Joint Program Office to suspend the F-35 flight activities. Joint program office of a group and ( Lockheed’s) experts will determine the engine failure and the root causes of oil spills in to find the reason, it will make the appropriate fixes and improvements, and then return to flight activities. “
before the fighter with the different F-35 flight control surface actuators are electric hydraulic actuator movement. Therefore, the power failure may be particularly troublesome.