The Office of the Secretary of Defense is reserving the option of pumping more money into the F-35 program to keep the aircraft’s test phase on track should the F-35 joint estimating team, along with other Pentagon overseers, determine that the aircraft’s fielding schedule is faltering, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell told reporters in the Pentagon, Aug. 5, 2009. Here, AA-1, the first F-35A test aircraft flies over Edwards AFB, Calif., with its weapons bay doors open.
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