A close call for the world’s most advanced warplane?

By Douglas Birch

Fuel line leaks and a special vulnerability to lightning are the latest troubles for the Pentagon's advanced fighter jet

Excerpts from this story referencing "Maryland":

"… F-35,” Panetta told military personnel at Patuxent Naval Air Station in Maryland in January 2012. The F-35 is known as the Joint Strike Fighter, because i …"