September 30, 2015

F-35C will resume its sea trials, this time aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on Oct. 5

The second developmental test phase of the F-35C Lightning II aircraft will begin aboard the Norfolk-based nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on Oct. 5, a spokesman for commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, said in a Sept. 29 announcement.

Two F-35Cs are scheduled to conduct the milestone training until Oct. 15. The testing will include day and night carrier qualifications, night operations with the Generation III Helmet Mounted Display, Delta Flight Path testing and F-35 Joint Precision Approach and Landing System testing.

The first developmental test was conducted Nov. 3, 2014, aboard USS Nimitz.

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