Al Marsh

F-35 makes 1st vertical carrier landing

October 3, 2011 by Alton K. Marsh, Senior Editor, AOPA Pilot

Photo courtesy U.S. Navy (Click to enlarge.)

The F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike¬†Fighter made its first ever vertical landing on an aircraft carrier–the USS Wasp–today. The U.S. Navy guys set a video (below) to loud, rockin’ music, so bring the volume down now. Here you go.

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