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No, This Isnít a UFO ó Itís Eerie Footage of One of the Governmentís Newest Weapons
The Blaze via Yahoo News ^
| Liz Klimas
Posted on 08/20/2013 9:28:03 AM PDT by Kartographer
One feature that makes Lockheed Martin's F-35B different than other fighter jets is its ability to land on an aircraft carrier without requiring a hook to prevent it from sailing right off the end into the ocean.
The F-35B recently completed its first vertical landing at night on the USS Wasp. When visualized through a night vision lens, the F-35B looked just like what you might expect of a Hollywood-stylized UFO.
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TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: f35b; jsf; stovl
posted on 08/20/2013 9:29:03 AM PDT
I saw something like that, a vertical landing, at the Battle Creek airport/base back in 2009. A jet just sat there hovering about 50 ft in the air for as I drove by. I didn’t even know it was possible at the time.
One feature that makes Lockheed Martin's F-35B different than other fighter jets
Other jets that aren't VTOL, anyway.
posted on 08/20/2013 9:50:38 AM PDT
(I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
That sounds pretty awesome
posted on 08/20/2013 9:59:09 AM PDT
“A jet just sat there hovering about 50 ft in the air for as I drove by. I didnt even know it was possible at the time.”
Harriers were developed back in the 60’s. . .first jet capable of a vertical take-off and landing
posted on 08/20/2013 10:21:44 AM PDT
posted on 08/20/2013 10:44:28 AM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
first jet capable of a vertical take-off and landing
The Harrier was the first operational VTOL tactical jet but not the first jet with VTOL capability.
posted on 08/20/2013 11:47:23 AM PDT
by A.A. Cunningham
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To: A.A. Cunningham
posted on 08/22/2013 1:28:06 PM PDT
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