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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Hits Max Speed

by John Reed on November 7, 2011

Here’s a little something that was tucked in at the bottom of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter flight test update that Lockheed Martin sent out last Friday.  An F-35A — test jet AF-1 — out of Edwards Air Force Base in California hit the JSF’s max speed of Mach 1.6 for the first time on Oct. 26. Pretty cool.

Click here to see the entire update.

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