The F-35A Became a Full-Fledged Weapons System Yesterday

The F-35A Lightning II took a big step towards entering active service in the skies above Edwards Air Force Base in California yesterday. For the first time, this fifth-gen fighter jet performed a live fire weapons test, successfully engaging and deploying an air-to-air missile against an unmanned target. Look at that… » 10/31/13 7:00pm 10/31/13 7:00pm

First Military Pilot Review of the F-35 Strike Fighter (Verdict: Kicks …

The F-35 Lightning II, allegedly the most advanced fighter in the world, has been tried for the first time by a military service pilot. Lt. Col. James "Flipper" Kromberg of the U.S. Air Force, who can be seen in the video wearing one of those scary demon helmets, took off from Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth plant, flying… » 3/25/08 9:30am 3/25/08 9:30am