News: F-35A

  • F-35 Arrives In Germany For ILA Berlin

    F-35 Arrives In Germany For ILA Berlin

    Luke Air Force Base // April 20, 2018
    Two F-35A Lightning II's assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Wing, landed in Berlin, Germany today as part of the United States delegation for the 2018 Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace Berlin Air and Trade Show.
  • Air Force Reserve Pilots Tell Us Why The F-35A Is A Powerful Force Multiplier

    Air Force Reserve Pilots Tell Us Why The F-35A Is A Powerful Force Multiplier

    The Aviationist // April 18, 2018
    “Think of the Apple computer when it was first built in the 1970s and the iPhone now. That is the difference we are talking about.” That’s how U.S. Air Force Reserve Major Scott Trageser, callsign “Worm”, described the single largest benefit of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program for the U.S. Air Force…
  • 5 Reasons Why the F-35C is Poised to Strengthen U.S. Navy Air Power

    5 Reasons Why the F-35C is Poised to Strengthen U.S. Navy Air Power

    Lockheed Martin // April 09, 2018
    The U.S. Navy's existing fleet of F/A-18 Hornets and F/A-18 Super Hornets is aging fast, with many in need of replacement or costly and time consuming Service Life Extension Plans (SLEP) to extend the aircraft beyond their original 6,000 hour flight limit.
  • Successful F-35 Drag Chute Test In Norway

    Successful F-35 Drag Chute Test In Norway

    Lockheed Martin // February 20, 2018
    While The US Air Force is completing another round of cold-weather testing of the F-35A at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, Norway completed a successful verification of the drag chute system at Ørland Air Force Base in Norway February 16th.