New F-35B Hover Video

Lockheed Martin released video today of the first ever F-35B "free air hover" over the tarmac at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Lead F-35B test pilot Graham Tomlinson slowed the aircraft from 200 knots to 0 knots then hovered 150 feet above the runway, said a press release. The aircraft then came in for a short 70 knot landing. Lockheed promises a vertical landing is coming soon.

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