U.S. Marine Corps
A F-35B at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona.
The Marine Corps variant of the Joint Strike Fighter is back in the news after flights were suspended on the F-35B Friday.
A problem with the short take off and vertical landing aircraft's (STOVL aircraft) fueldraulic system that could lead to a fire.
Air Force Times writes, in part:
The office made the decision after a test flight at Eglin was aborted by the pilot during a conventional takeoff roll. The abort occurred because of a failure to a propulsion fueldraulic line, which enables movement in the actuators for the STOVL’s exhaust system.
We'll keep you posted.