Very High Hopesfantastic aircraft will be the backbone of the U.S air defenses for the next 50 years. O’Bryan added that the future will bring more F-35’s that operate UAVs. Today, a lot hinges on the success of the Joint Strike Fighter. To date, a hundred jets have been constructed and they are currently being tested by the U.S military. The 1st combat-ready airplane is scheduled to be delivered in 2015. The plan is that over time, there will be in excess of 2,400 of these highly-advanced aircraft flying for the military, with its allies buying hundreds more.
The F-35 has many firsts to its credit. It will be the 1st fighter jet to be structured from composite material and it consolidates amazing amounts information onto just a couple of screens loaded the cockpit…or even onto the inside of the visor of the helmet that the pilot is using.