Last F-35B STOVL Test Jet Takes Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas, 01/28/2011 --

The last Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35B Lightning II assigned to developmental flight testing departs Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base on its first flight Thursday. Known as BF-5, the short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet will ferry to NAS Patuxent River, Md., later this year, where it will join four F-35Bs and one F-35C carrier variant aircraft currently undergoing testing. (Lockheed Martin photo by Randy Crites)

Last F-35B STOVL Test Jet

Last F-35B STOVL Test Jet Takes Flight


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