F-35 Icy Runway Testing

Maj. Jonathan “Spades” Gilbert, U.S. Air Force F-35 test pilot, demonstrates the handling qualities of the F-35 during icy runway ground testing at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, in November 2017. The testing is part of the certification process for the Norwegian drag chute.

F-35 Icy Runway Testing at Eielson AFB