Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II

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Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
F-35B Splash.png
Type Carrier-based aircraft, Fighter aircraft, VTOL aircraft, Stealth multirole fighter
Configuration Delta-wing aircraft, Stealth aircraft
Propulsion Jet aircraft
Manufacturer Lockheed
  • Petar Jedvaj
  • Detlef Faber
  • FG-TUX
  • Stuart Cassie
  • Algernon
  • Gary Brown
--aircraft= F-35B-yasim
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-2.png
 Cockpit Stars-2.png
 Model Stars-5.png
 Website The website for the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II.
Download Download the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
Forum 'Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II' topic on the FlightGear forum.
License GPLv3+
This aircraft is NOT available under the GNU GPL 2, the primary license of the FlightGear project. This means that parts cannot be reused in the official FlightGear repositories.

The F-35B is a short take off and vertical-landing variant of a fifth generation multirole fighter (able to do ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions) under development designed by the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in the United States. The F-35 has three variants:

  • F-35A: conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL),
  • F-35B: short take-off and vertical-landing (STOVL),
  • F-35C: carrier-based CATOBAR (CV).

Performance Data

  • Maximum Speed: 1,200 mph
  • Rate of climb: classified
  • Service Ceiling: 60,000 ft
  • Range: 1,200 mi

Aircraft help

Key Function
M / Shift+M Thrust vector
N / Shift+N Speedbrakes
C Canopy
E Gun
Ctrl+D Weapon bay doors


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Development status/Issues/Todo

Development status - IN DEVELOPMENT

  • High poly 3D model
  • Pilot model
  • External animations
  • Lights
  • Particle system
  • Sounds
  • Flight Control System
  • Autopilot
  • Weapon system
  • HUD
  • Instruments


  • None


  • Cockpit details and textures
  • Bombable support

External links