KC-30A and F-22

10/31/2018
In August and September 2018, air-to-air refuelling trials were conducted between a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport and United States Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter at Edwards Air Force Base in California. [maxgallery id="120984"] Trials were conducted over the course of eight flights, and with the F-22…

Recent F-35 Flights and Developments

04/25/2012
The first photo shows a F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing aircraft completed the program’s first in-flight refueling mission while configured with external weapons at Edwards Air Force Base,Calif. U.S. The flight occurred on April 21, 2012 and the pilot was U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Schwartz. The…

First F-35 Night Flight

01/20/2012
01/20/2012: First F-35 Night Flight The first night flight in the history of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Program was completed Wednesday at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Piloted by Lockheed Martin Test Pilot Mark Ward, AF-6, an F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant, launched at 5:05 p.m. PST and…