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Farnborough 2022: Stirling Dynamics to supply F-35 sim stick and throttle

21st July 2022 - 13:15 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Stirling Dynamics has been closely engaged with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme for many years. (Photo: US DoD)

The company will begin the production of F-35 sim parts immediately and plans to deliver within six months.

Cockpit controls manufacturer Stirling Dynamics has signed a long-term supplier agreement with Lockheed Martin to supply the F-35 stick and throttle cockpit sets for their full mission simulator.

The $14 million contract was announced during the Farnborough International Airshow on 18-22 July.

Stirling Dynamics has been closely engaged with the Joint Strike Fighter programme for many years and, as a sole-source contractor, the company has designed and manufactured its active side sticks and throttles for F-35 pilot training simulation.

Production is scheduled to commence immediately with the first sets scheduled for delivery before the end of 2022.

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