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The F35C is the only F35 version with folding wing tips Photo by

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The F-35C is the only F-35 version with folding wing tips. Photo by Matthew Short

“@thef35:F-35C has larger wings than other #F35 variants & wingtips that fold up. Why: http://bit.ly/1rMFPGD " pic.twitter.com/aet6yAJTEU”

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F-35C in Afterburner

F-35C getting redesigned wing tips that will not break carrying missiles while making tight turns

An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air

The F-35C at Sea

F-35C from VX-23 "Salty Dogs" arrested landing, during DT-III on the USS George Washington (CVN-73) August 15, 2016.

Folding wingtips compensate the greater wingspan of the F35C variant.

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

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The F-35A is the conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) variant intended for the U.S. Air Force and other air forces. It is the smallest, lightest F-35 ...

This phase will also include usage of weaponry unique to British, Turkish, and other European countries who will operate Lightning II.

F-35C, Grim Reapers Sqn

the hipotetical 2 seater F-35D U.S. NAVY carrier variant and Israel Defence Force Poposition features larger wings with foldable wingtip sections, ...

Navy photograph by POC Mark Logico

And the B variant already has stubby wings, which wouldn't greatly benefit from a folding mechanism... but would add a lot of complexity.

F-35B Cutaway

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

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OrangeModel F-35C Lightning II

Compared to the F-35A, the F-35C carrier variant features larger wings with foldable wingtip sections, larger wing and tail control surfaces for improved ...

Wildly Expensive F-35 Jet Makes Its First Ski-Jump Launch

The first flight of the CTOL F-35A took place on December 15th 2006.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning by bagera3005 ...

... the F-35A and B but not the one used to illustrate this first feature. This crop of a photo on the Lockheed website is even better for that purpose.

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Looking at the chart, it's clear that the F-35 (A and B very similar in dimensions) is a bit smaller than the Rhino - but it's not very different to the C/D ...

F35 family skitch

All main F-35 variants in formation, the greater wing area of the F-35C (left) can be seen when compared to the F-35B (middle) and the F-35A (right).

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F-35C Lightning II Lockheed Martin, 1:72 Die Cast Model

The CF-1, the first F35C, flies towards the US Navy base of Patuxent River, where it is now based for its continued test phase and for initial ...

The first delivered USAF F-35 on its delivery flight to Eglin Air Force Base in July 2011.

The Marine VTOL version has a button in the cockpit to enable vectoring of the nozzles but all of the control is done through flight computers and ...

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Another Fabulous Fantom pic... (pinched from Naval Air Classics Twitter)

Due to these larger wings the F-35C is more than two meters wider than the other variants. Also, this aircraft has a larger internal fuel capacity. The

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Although the IAF has often been quick to put new assets into action, the (obviously unconfirmed nor denied) F-35's participation in both the January and ...

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F-35C of VFA-101

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Stealth and signatures

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The F-35A is the conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant intended for the U.S. Air Force and other air forces. It is the smallest, lightest F-35 ...

F35 wings

The F-35C will replace the F/A-18 Hornet and complement the

F-35 fighter jets. Photo: Reuters

BF-3 during Ground Vibration Testing with a full load of external weapons, including the 25mm Missionized Gun Pod.

The F-35 Lightning II lines up for its landing on the USS Nimitz - Photo courtesy of US Navy

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and AN/ALQ-218 detection pods on the wings hardpoinds (where the missile launcher rail for AIM-9 Sidewinder are)

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The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine with Rolls-Royce LiftSystem, including roll posts, and rear vectoring nozzle for the F-35B, at the 2007 Paris Air Show

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Due to these larger wings the F-35C is more than two meters wider than the other variants. Also, this aircraft has a larger internal fuel capacity. The

The development of the F-35 is unusual for a fighter aircraft in that no two-seat trainer versions have been built for any of the variants; advanced flight ...

wings are folded on board of an aircraft carrier in order to save space, just like many maritime aircraft. A stronger landing gear makes the aircraft ...

What is the F-35? The history, future and where it all went wrong for the US military's next-gen super weapon

Wingtips Can Fold. F-35C

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The F-35 Lightning II: Most Expensive Military Aircraft Mistake Ever?

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The F-35B is the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the aircraft. Similar in size to the A variant, the B sacrifices about a third of ...

F-35 Aerial Demonstration Debut at 2017 Paris Air Show

The future of the F-35

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II