F-35A fighter graduated step test flights with bolshennymi angles of attack, reports ASDNews May 17. The plane went into positive and negative angles of attack, including the findings on the mode without control system in several configurations.
Flights were in stealth configuration without external suspensions. Then there were the flights to the outer pendants and open doors of the inner compartment guns.
Flying with the highest angles of attack began in autumn 2012 All flight tests with access to outrageous angles of attack were 100% successful, the plane did not go into a tailspin, which ensured the highest safety.