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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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Pentagon grounds entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet

Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.

By February 23, 2013

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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program (pictures)

The next generation of strike aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, and Marines.

10 Images February 23, 2013

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Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.

By May 21, 2013

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Boeing flies F-16 fighter, minus the pilot

Refurbished F-16 fighter jets take to the air without pilots in the cockpit to help the Air Force train for combat.

By September 24, 2013

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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GAO calls rush to field F-35 strike-fighter not 'prudent'

F-35 Lighting project, considered the linchpin of the military's plan to modernize its tactical air forces, is found to be over budget and behind schedule.

By March 16, 2009

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E-joints: The toke of the future?

With the rise in prominence of "e-cigs," electronic cannabis may not be too far behind. A Dutch company claims it's created the first legal e-joint.

By June 26, 2014

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J.J. Abrams gives first look at 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter

The director offers a peek at the X-wing fighter from the set of "Star Wars Episode VII" to promote the Force for Change campaign that raises money for UNICEF.

By July 21, 2014

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Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By November 28, 2011