Boondoggle or not, it appears the F-35 Lightning II is here to stay. Fortunately its one of only two fighter jets that can take-off and land vertically, and the only which while fully loaded can depart from a ship without a catapult. Here’s how it works.
The pilots of crashed US Airways Express Flight 2495 were talking about Corvettes, Rolls Royces and Jaguars just seconds before an aborted January takeoff in Charleston. Such conversations are expressly forbidden. Here's the transcript.