Tag: 58th Fighter Squadron

F-35A spotted nose-down on runway at Eglin AFB after in-flight emergency
The F-35A experienced an in-flight emergency and returned to base. The aircraft landed safely and parked when the front nose gear collapsed An F-35A Lightning II, assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron, experienced a ground mishap on Aug. 22, 2018 at approximately 12:50 p.m. today on the flightline at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB). The F-35A experienced an in-flight emergency and...
Lt. Cmdr. Escher was selected to fly the Air Force’s variant because of his knowledge and experience across a wide variety of aircraft In the following interesting article, titled Grim Reaper finds his rage, Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson, 33rd Fighter Wing tells the story of the second U.S. Naval Aviator selected to dual qualify in the U.S. Navy’s F-35C and...