F-35 Demo Team performs at the Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

The F-35 Demo Team performed during the Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 18, 2019.  [maxgallery id="125435"] The 13-minute performance featured 14 aerobatic maneuvers that fully showcase the capabilities of the F-35.   BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, LA, UNITED STATES 05.18.2019 Photo…

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

F-35 Distributed STOVL Operations

A short video compilation showing U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft conducting distributed short take-off and vertical landing operations to simultaneously re-arm and refuel from KC-130J Hercules aircraft, as well as re-arm and refuel with MV-22B Osprey aircraft, at Laguna Army Airfield, Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.  This training was…

RAAF F-35s at Williamtown

The F-35A Joint Strike Fighter is the Australian Defence Force’s first fifth-generation air combat capability. It is a highly advanced multi-role, supersonic, stealth fighter which will meet Australia’s requirements to defeat current and emerging threats. The F-35A is at the forefront of air combat technology.  Its advanced sensors and data…

Luke’s F-35 5-year Anniversary

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…

Test Team Verifies Procedures to Recover Downed F-35

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere. That’s why a team of testers from Edwards AFB linked up with representatives from Lockheed Martin to go over crash recovery procedures for the F-35 Lightning II…

F-35 at Red Flag 19-1

Pilots and maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing and 388th Fighter Wing's 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit are participating in Red Flag 19-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada.  [maxgallery id="123561"] This is wing's second Red Flag with the F-35A, America's most advanced multi-role fighter, which brings game-changing stealth,…

RAAF F-35s Commence Flight Operations

F-35A aircraft commenced scheduled flying operations at RAAF Base Williamtown during the last week of January 2019. [maxgallery id="123444"] The two aircraft from No 3 Squadron began a phase of operations designed to verify and validate the jet’s capabilities. These operations will continue for the next two years, in the…