The F-35B Lightning II is replacing the US Marine Corps Harrier II embarked on amphibious assault ships, the so-called LHDs.
Although the flight decks of these ships are not as large and dangerous as those of the large aircraft carriers of the US Navy, it is still a workplace with notable risks. Flight deck personnel work in close proximity to aircraft that are landing and taking off.
One of the risks, by the way, is acoustic. We can understand it a little by watching this video published today by the US Navy in which we see the landing of two F-35B Marines aboard the LHD USS Tripoli. It is, perhaps, one of the videos of This type of maneuver has best reflected the deafening noise these planes make, especially when landing, which is when the plane's two nozzles are active (the adjustable main engine and the jet engine). vertical thrust). The video was recorded on January 11, 2022 in the Pacific Ocean:
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