F-35 Pilot Fitting Facility

07/20/2019
F-35 pilot fitting facility is the first stop before pilots hit the flight line. These two stories, one from 2015 highlighting pilot fitting at Luke AFB and one from 2017 highlighting pilot fitting at MCAS Beaufort highlights the process. Outfitting F-35 pilots requires perfection By Staff Sgt. Staci Miller, 56th…

The F-35 Demo Team at the Bagotville International Air Show, June 2019

07/10/2019
Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot, flies during the Bagotville International Air Show in Quebec, Canada, June 22, 2019. The team performed during both days of the air show. In an article published by Robert Williamson on July 5, 2019, the F-35 at the Air Show…

F-35 Flies with P-51 at Defenders of Liberty Air Show

06/12/2019
A P-51 Mustang and an F-35A Lightning II fly in formation during the Twilight Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 17, 2019. The Twilight Show allowed air and ground crews to practice processes and procedures a day before the Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show LA, UNITED…

F-35 Demo Team at Defenders of Liberty Air And Space Show, May 2019

06/04/2019
Captain Andrew "Dojo" Olsen, an F-35 Demonstration Team pilot and commander, performs aerial maneuvers in an F-35A Lightning II before the Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show. BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, LA, UN 05.17.2019 Video by Senior Airman Stuart Bright  2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs 

Luke’s F-35 5-year Anniversary

04/04/2019
Luke AFB is where the F-35 global enterprise has been launched. Pilots AND maintainers have been trained for the USAF and all the partner nations which have purchased the F-35A. They fly together — including flying each other's airplanes — and maintain together. When we use the term F-35 global…

F-35Bs at Sea

02/13/2019
F-35B Lightning IIs with Medium Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced) conduct flight operations carrying Guided Bomb Units from the USS Wasp (LHD 1), Philippine Sea, Feb. 3, 2019.  Naval Aviators with the detachment fly the Marine Corps' newest, most advanced multi-role fighter, the F-35B.  The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, the…