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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 Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published October 20, 2015 LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Anyone who has been fitted for a suit, a tux or even…
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F-35 Pilot Fitting Facility

07/20/2019F-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… Read more »

Glimpses of RAF Modernization: July 2019

07/19/2019The RAF is in the throes of a modernization process, which involves becoming fifth generation enabled, with legacy upgrades to its Typhoons, and the return to ASW operations… Read more »

The UK Prepares for F-35 Expeditionary Operations

07/18/2019By Robbin Laird Last year, the Dambusters squadron flew from Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station to RAF Marham and began its operational life in the UK. I have… Read more »

Mission Data System Files for Core Allies: The Norwegian-Italian Reprogramming F-35 Lab

07/15/2019The NIRL provides Norway and Italy F-35 mission data files used to assess what threats to search for and when, enabling the 5th generation fighter to decipher and… Read more »

USAF F-35s Serviced by Norwegian Maintainers at Orland Airbase

07/11/2019by Master Sgt. Austin May ORLAND AIR BASE, Norway – For the first time outside the U. S., Norwegian and American F-35 Lightning II maintainers worked together on… Read more »

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

07/10/2019Capt. 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… Read more »

Community Day at RAAF Williamtown: Focusing on the F-35

07/06/2019On 5 July 2019, RAAF Base Williamtown hosted an F-35A Community Day for invited community members, leaders, organisational representatives and Defence community partners of the Hunter region. Guests… Read more »

The Dutch Conduct a Long Range Strike Mission with Their F-35s

06/26/2019By Andrew McLaughlin The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has conducted a 9,000km rapid reaction deployment training mission from Edwards AFB in California to a range in the Netherlands.… Read more »

Poland and the F-35

06/22/2019During the recent visit of the Polish President and a high-ranking Polish delegation, many key defense issues were discussed with President Trump and his Administration. Among those issues… Read more »