There’s no such thing as ‘cheap and cheerful’ when it comes to modern combat aircraft. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) is no exception.
During a 30+ year career Gregor Ferguson, Executive Manager, Industry Development, Aerospace Australia Limited has been involved in every Avalon Airshow. He shares his experiences of the event in a retrospective for Flightpath.
We people have very short memories. When we point to legacy issues with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, it's worth remembering the enormous controversy that surrounded Australia's acquisition of the F-111.