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    The Flying Desk: Weapons School Syllabus Takes Shape

    The pilots selected for this prestigious assignment are the best of the best and once they graduate, their task is to bring the knowledge, tactics and training back to F-35A fighter squadrons all around the world.

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    The Flying Desk: Weapons School Syllabus Takes Shape
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    The Best Seat in the House

    Doc Nelson is no stranger to "firsts" on the F-35 program, with an impressive resume of flight test accomplishments he's piloted. Now he can add becoming the first F-35 pilot to fly 1,000 hours in the jet to that list.

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    The Best Seat in the House
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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained

    ​Flying at high angles of attack (AoA) --- aka “High Alpha,” fighter aircraft gain enhanced nose-pointing capability, allowing pilots to find, fix and target enemy aircraft.

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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained