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USAF F-35As Will See Engine Upgrades Instead of New Adaptive Engines

Mar 23, 2023, 10:35 AM by Lawrence Garrett
FlightGlobal reports, “GE Aerospace is continuing to press the US Air Force (USAF) to procure a new powerplant for...

An F-35A demonstration flight at the 2019 Australian International Airshow in Avalon, Victoria | Credit: Bidgee; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Aviation Week reports that the US Air Force “has decided not to reengine its Lockheed Martin F-35s, ending a potential competition between GE Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney to equip the fleet with a new powerplant.” Its fiscal 2024 budget request “ends funding for the Adaptive Engine Transition Program,” which was a competition between GE Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney to build a new adaptive engine for the F-35 fighter platform.
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