“We literally just hit a button” – Watch Fighter Pilots train to fly the Marine Corps’ F-35B. Costing over $100 million, it has the most powerful engine of any jet in the world.

The Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, South Carolina, is the sole location for the training required to fly this unique plane. This training is focused on teaching pilots how to perform short-distance takeoffs and how to land the plane vertically like a helicopter. Pilots also learn to master technology and utilize gear unique to the jet.

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