VIDEO: Joint STARS Takes Flight for the First Time

On April 1, 1988, Northrop Grumman tested the flight handling capabilities of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System development aircraft. Airborne at 1:15 p.m., Grumman’s test pilots flew the modified 707 jet for just over two hours to kick off the flight test program in Melbourne, Florida. Learn more E-8C Joint STARS here:

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