F-35 ‘Green Glow’ Can Impact Night Ops, USAF Investigation Shows

Tech. Sgt. Anthony Farnsworth, 419th Operations Support Squadron, demonstrates the F-35 Generation III Helmet-Mounted Display at Hill AFB, Utah, in July 2021.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A lingering problem with the F-35’s high-tech helmet obscuring the pilot’s vision has prompted U.S. Air Force investigators to call for adjustments to the system, while the service is not following the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ effort to retrofit a fix for the “green glow” issue. The problem...

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