JASDF F-35

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JASDF F-35

Post by swp53 » 09 Apr 2019, 19:12

302 Hikotai F-35's grounded following an aircraft going missing over the sea off Misawa during training flight and no radio contact with pilot and no PLB signal.
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2...ific-govt.html
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Post by swp53 » 10 Apr 2019, 18:16

302 Hikotai F-35 wreckage found pilot still missing.
https://japantoday.com/category/nationa ... ll-missing
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Re: JASDF F-35

Post by swp53 » 14 Apr 2019, 19:18

According to the J-HangarSpace Bulletin Board the JASDF 302 Hikotai F-35A that crashed last Wednesday 10th April was the fifth aircraft AX-05 the first assembled by Mitsubishi 79-8705.
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Re: JASDF F-35

Post by Firebird » 14 Apr 2019, 20:17

My guess is that there is some frantic double checking around that production line.
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