Overall view of USS America (LHA-6) with loaded deck of F-35Bs, MV-22s, MH-60S, AH-1Z and UH-1Y
Seven F-35Bs are on board the USS America (LHA-6) beginning Oct. 28 until mid-November. Two of the jets are scheduled to begin the third shipboard phase of developmental test (DT-III) and five are scheduled to conduct operational testing.
2016 an f 35b lightning ii short takeoff vertical landing stovl aircraft conducts test operations on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship uss america lha 6 the highly diverse cadre of pax river integrated test force itf technicians
support staff and test pilots are embarked for the third and final developmental test phase dt iii of f 35b carrier suitability and integration u s navy photo by andy wolfe released