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Lockheed Martin Has Reported Trained 1,000th Pilot & 9,000th Maintainer For The F-35 Lightning II program

Lockheed Martin Has Reported Trained 1,000th Pilot & 9,000th Maintainer For The F-35 Lightning II program

Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, congratulates Capt. Kristin “BEO” Wolfe, the new F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner). Lockheed Martin has reported that it trained the 1,000th pilot and 9,000th maintainer for the F-35 Lightning II program. More …

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U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Has 873 Unresolved Deficiencies

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Has 873 Unresolved Deficiencies

According to Flightglobal report, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II has 873 unresolved deficiencies and new problems are being discovered regularly, making reducing the number of issues with the aircraft difficult. That’s the conclusion of the latest scathing assessment of the stealth fighter from the Annual Report for the US …

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52 F-35 Stealth Fighters Take Part In “Elephant Walk” Drill To Take Out Iran’s Missile Defence

52 F-35 Stealth Fighters Take Part In “Elephant Walk” Drill To Take Out Iran’s Missile Defence

Amid fast-rising tensions between the United States and Iran following the former’s assassination of Quds Force commander General Qasem Soleimani, the U.S. Air Force has launched massive exercises for its newest class of combat jet – the F-35A fifth-generation fighter. The U.S. Air Force has announced that the active-duty 388th …

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