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04/04/2019
Luke AFB is where the F-35 global enterprise has been launched. Pilots AND maintainers have been trained for the USAF and all the partner nations which have purchased the F-35A. They fly together — including flying each other's airplanes — and maintain together. When we use the term F-35 global enterprise, we are NOT referring to stitching a working group together in an after market effort; we are referring directly to collaborative experience shaping the…
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Manufacturing the F-35

02/16/2012Slideshow: Manufacturing the F-35 Read more »

An Update on F-35 Manufacturability

01/30/2012Frank Dougherty, Vice President, F-35 Production Operations provided an update on F-35 manufacturability.  Dougherty has extensive experience with both the F-22 and the F-16, and has significant domain… Read more »

An Update on F-35 Manufacturability: The Global Perspective

01/22/2012Foreign orders have changed the order flow and lead to the focus on manufacturability.  Lockheed is in the throes of manufacturing 4 a month. Read more »

The F-35 Manufacturing Approach

08/12/2009Much lost in the U.S. scurrying for dollars in dealing with "overseas contingency operations" and paying for the Obama "stimulus package" and "health care reform" is the significant… Read more »