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Mrs Glockrunner
03-04-2011, 08:23
Jon Beasley was one of the AF test pilot's on the F-117. Howard Schumacher was the other.

One incredible aircraft. The enclosed link is a video that shows taking the STOVL to a new level. Lockheed Martin is the F-35 prime contractor, while Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems are principal partners in the project.The single-engine, single-seat F-35 will be manufactured in three versions: a conventional-takeoff-and-landing (CTOL) variant for the U.S. Air Force, an aircraft-carrier version (CV) for the U.S. Navy, and a short-takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) version for the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.K. Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.