by DAVID AXE
The pricey new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — the main new warplane for the U.S. military and many of America’s closest allies — can’t turn fast enough to defeat other jet fighters in close aerial combat.
In other words, the F-35 is dead meat in a real war against a determined foe.
But don’t take it from us. Below, we’re posting an F-35 test pilot’s own account from mock air battles in January.
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