Awesome F-35B Video Shows US Marines Already Have Transformers

While we have seen glimpses of how the F-35B-the short take-off vertical landing variant of the F-35 Lightning II »10/12/08 11:24pm10/12/08 11:24pm-works, here's an amazingly detailed video showing its transforming capabilities in flight, which was posted anonymously in YouTube last week. According to Flight Global, this sophisticated war…

The History Behind the F-35B Vertical Lift: from Napkin to First Supersonic Plane

Dr. Paul Bevilaqua is the aerodynamicist who designed the F-35B shaft-driven lift fan years ago at Skunk Works, Lockheed Martin's advanced technology program. His invention changed short-take off and vertical-landing (STVOL) planes forever, making the Lightning II the first supersonic aircraft with this capability. To… »4/22/08 9:00am4/22/08 9:00am