When the F-35C embarks on its first carrier deployment it's expected to take with it a pinpoint-accurate landing system.
The effort by the Marines and Seabees is a first in California and critical to Catalina Island and its public airport.
The pilot was conducting a normal training demonstration flight near Naval Air Facility El Centro, California.
An F-35C out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, made an unexpected landing at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.
Navy officials are looking into what caused a helicopter to make a hard landing during a recent training event.
The two jump-jets touched down Friday afternoon at Yakima Air Terminal, with one reporting an electrical malfunction.
A too-fast rotor and an electrical malfunction are to blame for two Marine Corps helicopter emergency landings on Okinawa.