First succesful, ship-board, vertical landing of the F-35B

Monday, October 3, 2011 - Atlantic Ocean, N/A

 

Description

Development aircraft BF02 landed on the USS Wasp in the Atlantic Ocean. The pilot was Lt. Col. Fred "Tinman" Schenk, USMC.

Source: "US Marine Corps/Lockheed Martin 
F-35B Lightning II", Erasmo Piñero Jr., AHS 2018 VTOL History Calendar - July

 

Aircraft related to this milestone
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

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