Tag: F-35A Lightning II

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A squadron to train Dutch and...

“The 308th FS is the fourth F-35A squadron at Luke, but the most important part of this activation is that we will be with...

USAF F-35 Heritage Flight Team transitions to the F-35 Demonstration Team...

“The past year’s demonstration was sort of like an ‘appetizer’ if you will. The new profile this year will be the full ‘five-course meal’...

388th and 419th FWs Conduct The F-35’s First Elephant Walk Exercise

As the Air Force’s only combat-ready F-35A units, the 388th and 419th FWs must be prepared to launch any number of aircraft to support...

Video shows first BRRRRRTTTTTTT Run for F-35A

The cool video in this post shows 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron F-35A aircraft displaying the firepower of GAU-22/A 25mm internal cannon during...

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...

USAF releases RFP to re-wing 112 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs

The USAF aims to maintain a fleet of 285 A-10 aircraft out into the 2030s According Jane's, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has issued a request...

Lockheed Martin to deliver first F-35A to Turkey on Jun. 21

The news comes as the U.S. Congress attempts to derail the process because of the country decision to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air-missiles Lockheed Martin will...

Kadena’s F-15 driver says the Eagle can beat the F-35A in...

So can the F-15 beat the F-35 in dogfights? “I mean, sometimes. But all aircraft lose in aerial combat sometimes, and for various reasons," Capt....

LUKE’s F-35s RECEIVE UPGRADED EJECTION SEAT THAT REMOVES WEIGHT LIMIT RESTRICTION

Since October 2015, pilots weighing less than 136 pounds have been restricted from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to concerns of possible neck...

HERE ARE THE AVIATION GEEK CLUB’S TOP 5 POSTS OF 2017

You can read all 2017 (and of course all 2016) The Aviation Geek Club articles by browsing our blog and selecting the proper category or...

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