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Business Insider/We Are The Mighty: Before the F-35, these 10 aircraft became legends after rough starts
Critics of the F-35 have jumped on the fact that it has suffered a host of problems during the developmental test process while Air Force leadership has remained bullish on the jet’s transformational potential. This isn’t the first time this dynamic has come into play while fielding an airplane.
Here are ten planes that had rough starts, but eventually became mainstays.
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WNU Editor: These air craft may have had problems when they first started .... but unlike the F-35, they did not eat up hundreds of billions of dollars that has left no other options in the event that this program becomes a lemon.