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Joint Strike Fighter makes vertical landing

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Fred Schenk pilots F-35B test aircraft BF-2 for its first vertical landing in short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) mode on January 6, 2011. The F-35B is undergoing testing and evaluation during the program’s system design and development phase at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Photo courtesy Phaedra Loftis (Lockheed Martin).

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Taken on January 6, 2011