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F-35 Warplanes Grounded After Blade Crack Scare

Mike O'Brien
Posted: 02/25/2013

The Pentagon’s biggest weapons program, the $396 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter project, was dealt a setback when a routine inspection uncovered a crack on a turbine blade in the jet’s engine. Flights of all 51 F-35s were suspended on Friday as engineering teams prepared to investigate the crack and establish whether or not it

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Mike O'Brien
Posted: 02/25/2013