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JSF: first F-35 is "Shaping up"
Washington, USA - Construction of the first airframe is almost accomplished and its engine will be installed early in 2006
The Joint Strike Fighter programme is about to be accomplished concerning the construction of the first aircraft. Actually, all the airframe’s sections have been assembled and the Pratt & Whitney F-135 powerplant will be installed early next year. There are three aerospace companies producing the single structural components of the F-35 JSF: Lockheed Martin (as the real maker of the new 5th generation m...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency