Lockheed didn't waste much time getting some videos up of today's hover and short take off flight tests of the new F-35B STOVL fighter (Thats Short Take Off Vertical Landing)

This plane is designed to replace the current AV-8B Harrier and legacy F-18's

F-35 Lightning II | Lockheed Martin

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/data/a...akeoff_ppt.wmv

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/data/a...h17_10_ppt.wmv

Fun stuff for those that like military planes