This was the STOVL demonstrator

 

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Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Lockheed Martin Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Corporation

Parent type: Lockheed Martin F-35

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Jet lift VTOL

Compound type: N/A

Lift configuration: Combined lift devices (x2)

Dedicated control device: Thruster (x8)

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: P&W JSF 119-PW-611 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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