Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

 

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Attribution

Attribution
Overview
Parent type F-35
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Lockheed Martin Corporation
Primary manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corporation
Key Characteristics
Operational status Operational
Crew 1
Seating arrangement Single seater
Configuration
VTOL type Other Powered Lift
Compound type N/A
Lift configuration Hybrid
Control device type Thruster
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 2
Number of control devices 8
Milestones associated with the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
2008 First flight of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
2011 First succesful, ship-board, vertical landing of the F-35B

Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

 

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Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

 

Forum Proceedings related to the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

Development of the Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) Manoeuvre for the F-35B Aircraft
Richard Cook, David Atkinson, Richard Milla, Nigel Revill, Peter Wilson, BAE Systems

 

Development of the Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) Manoeuvre for the F-35B Aircraft
Richard Cook, David Atkinson, Richard Milla, Nigel Revill, Peter Wilson, BAE Systems

 

Overview of the Design Cycle for the JSF F-35B LiftFan Variable Angle Vane Box
Todd Simons and Jack Sokhey, Rolls-Royce Corporation

 

Performance Optimization of VAVBN the Variable Area Vane-Box Nozzle for JSF F-35B LiftFan Propulsion System
Todd A. Simons, Rolls-Royce; Jack S. Sokhey, LibertyWorks

 

 

Vertiflite articles related to the Lockheed Martin F-35B

Vertiflite, January/February 2017

F-35B: Testing the USS America and a Dozen Lightning IIs -

 

Vertiflite, May/June 2018

Lightning Arrives: The First F-35B Deployment Afloat -

 

Vertiflite, November/December 2018

F-35B: Lightning Strikes

 

Vertiflite, September/October 2017

Lightning Strikes Around the World: The F-35B -

 

 

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Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

 

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