Watch The F-35’s First Night Flight Ops Off An Aircraft Carrier [VIDEO]

Giuseppe Macri Tech Editor
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It’s been a month of firsts for the Naval variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which recently conducted its first carrier-based night flights aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz late last week.

The jet executed a number planned touch-and-go landings before making an arrested landing after nightfall on Nov. 13, according to The Aviationist.


The F-35C multi-role fifth-gen fighter made its first arrested landing on the Nimitz earlier this month after design flaws prevented such landings three years ago. (RELATED: Three Years And Several Fixes Later, The F-35 FINALLY Lands On An Aircraft Carrier)

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