F-35 AA-1 has completed 90 test flights to date in the flight test program. Later this week it completes the 91st and final flight for the
non-optimized airframe. It flies from Edwards AFB to China Lake, once there it will be destroyed to complete live fire testing. No word on the exact
type of tests it will undergo yet.
They can`t afford to destroy it right now. I haven`t heard much about AF-1, but BF-1 is rapidly gaining a bad reputation. She landed at Pax River
NMCM again. They had to pull the engine to replace a broken fuel valve. While they did that they also changed two broken telemetry sensors. AA-1
took everything they threw at her without blinking.
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