USA—Documents Reveal Additional F-35 Flaws That Could Threaten Full-Rate Production Decision

Defense News | 06/12/2019

The F-35 stealth fighter continues to suffer from a range of problems that could endanger pilots and readiness, as well as a planned full-rate production decision later this year, reports Defense News.  According to documents obtained by the newspaper, the jet still suffers from at least 13 category 1 deficiencies, which indicates an impact on safety or mission effectiveness.  These problems include: spikes in cabin pressure during flight; false battery sensor readings; damage...

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