Wednesday, January 30, 2019

USMC F-35's might have a service life of ONLY 2100 hours....

Thanks to CARGO for the link!

via Bloomberg.
Durability testing data indicates service-life of initial F-35B short-takeoff-vertical landing jets bought by Marine Corps “is well under” expected service life of 8,000 fleet hours; “may be as low as 2,100″ hours Pentagon test office says in 2018 annual report obtained by Bloomberg that’s scheduled for release this week. That means some jets expected to start hitting service life limit in 2026.
Story here.

Wow.  This airplane is a flying pile of steaming dung.  Read the entire story and let me know what you think.

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