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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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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 »

Rollout first Dutch F-35

05/14/201227-04-2012 Together with representatives from government, industry and knowledge institutes, the rollout of AN-1, the first Dutch F-35, has taken place at Forth Worth, Texas. This is the… Read more »

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

05/14/2012EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Pratt & Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning… 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 »

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 »