56th Fighter Wing

F-35A Student Pilot Saves his Jet During In-Flight Computer Failure

F-35A Student Pilot Saves his Jet During In-Flight Computer Failure

The computer that failed in Capt. Robert Larson’s F-35A controls oxygen, pressurization, and some parts of communication. The landing gear… Read More

5 years ago

USAF F-35A stealth fighters draw accidental sky penis during simulated dogfight

The four-ship, "red air" F-35A aggressor team faced off with the two-ship blue team, the red air team pulled back,… Read More

5 years ago

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A squadron to train Dutch and Danes Lightning II’s fighter pilots

“The 308th FS is the fourth F-35A squadron at Luke, but the most important part of this activation is that… Read More

6 years ago

USAF F-35 Heritage Flight Team transitions to the F-35 Demonstration Team for 2019 air show season

“The past year’s demonstration was sort of like an ‘appetizer’ if you will. The new profile this year will be… Read More

6 years ago

LUKE AFB TO RESUME F-35A FLYING OPERATIONS ON JUN. 21

No specific root cause for the physiological events experienced by F-35 pilots was identified On Jun. 21, 2017 the 56th… Read More

7 years ago

LUKE’s F-35s GROUNDED AFTER HYPOXIA INCIDENTS

Five F-35A pilots assigned to Luke AFB have experienced physiological incidents while flying since May 2, 2017 As reported in… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. Air Force F-16 and F-35 fighter jets have started integrated training at Luke AFB

F-16 and F-35 fighter jets have started integrated training at Luke AFB A new era has just begun at Luke… Read More

8 years ago