To the Joint Strike Fighter engine team at Pratt & Whitney, it is a little more complicated, even though they have some 7,000 hours of development testing on the F135 engine behind them. The team has begun assembling the first flight test F135 engine for the F-35 JSF. P&W says it plans to deliver the engine to Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Tex., in December.
Sept. 28, 2023
Ukrainian pilots have arrived in the U.S. to train to fly F-16s. In the past few days, several pilots arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin English language training, a U.S. official told Air & Space Forces Magazine.