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07/20/2019
F-35 pilot fitting facility is the first stop before pilots hit the flight line. These two stories, one from 2015 highlighting pilot fitting at Luke AFB and one from 2017 highlighting pilot fitting at MCAS Beaufort highlights the process. Outfitting F-35 pilots requires perfection By Staff Sgt. Staci Miller, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published October 20, 2015 LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Anyone who has been fitted for a suit, a tux or even…
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Pratt & Whitney to add 400 jobs

05/14/2012  NORTH BERWICK — Pratt & Whitney expects to add 400 jobs at its jet engine manufacturing plant over the next four years, bringing its work force to… Read more »

Rolls secures £194m STOVL order

05/14/2012Britain’s blue chip aerospace and defence sector manufacturer Rolls-Royce has received a contract for $315m (£194m) from Pratt & Whitney to supply its LiftSystem (pictured) for 17 F-35B… Read more »

Advanced Photonix, Inc. and F-35

05/14/2012ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Advanced Photonix, Inc. ® (NYSE Amex: API), today (May 7, 2012) announces that the Air Force has exercised its option for additional work on… Read more »

Titanium structures for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to be produced in Bristol, UK

05/14/201214:51 GMT, May 2, 2012 GKN Aerospace at Filton, UK, has commenced production of precision machined titanium structures for BAE Systems, a principal subcontractor to Lockheed Martin, for… Read more »

F-35 vital to U.S. defense and to Arizona

05/14/2012By Mike Hellon What are you up to, Washington?  I know that America is burning through cash faster than we can print it.  I know that Congress wants to… Read more »

Rolls-Royce Receives $315 Million Contract to Supply LiftSystem Technology

05/14/2012May 01, 2012 07:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time RESTON, Va.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received a contract for $315 Million from Pratt & Whitney… Read more »

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 »