F-35A Lightning II

Germany procures 35 Lockheed Martin 5th Generation F-35A Lightning II aircraft

Germany procures 35 Lockheed Martin 5th Generation F-35A Lightning II aircraft

The German Ministry of Defense announced on Dec. 14, 2022 it is procuring 35 Lockheed Martin 5th Generation F-35 Lightning… Read More

1 year ago

South Korea scrambles 80 fighter jets, including F-35A Lightning II stealth aircraft, after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes near border, military says

ROKAF scrambled 80 aircraft, including an unspecified number F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters. South Korea's military said Republic of Korea… Read More

1 year ago

From the F-35A Lightning II debut to the F/A-18 Hornet demo team with Schlieren Effect: cool video features the highlights of 2022 Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power Demonstration

The 2022 edition of the Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration marked the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II’s debut.… Read More

1 year ago

F-35A Lightning II that caught fire at Mountain Home AFB in 2016 converted into Crash Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery trainer

The 388th Maintenance Group at Hill Air Force Base recently hosted a first of its kind, F-35 crash recovery course,… Read More

1 year ago

Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters grounded 172 times over 18 months, unable to carry out certain missions 62 times, Lawmaker says

Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters were rated as operationally unready on 234 occasions over an… Read More

1 year ago

End of an Era: last 493rd Fighter Squadron commander of the Eagle era recalls the last years of the Mighty F-15C at RAF Lakenheath

In 2022, the Grim Reapers transition to the F-35A Lightning II, closing the chapter of the F -15C Eagle in… Read More

1 year ago

Two RAAF F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters killed Six RSAF F-15SG fighters in a single mock engagement during Exercise Pitch Black 2022

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II stealth jets participated to Exercise Pitch Black for the first time. Exercise… Read More

1 year ago

KAI displays model of KF-21N, Boramae Variant Operating From Aircraft Carrier

KAI stressed that the KF-21N is just a concept to demonstrate the possibility of developing a naval version of the… Read More

1 year ago

Meet 1st Lt. Kelsey Flannery, US Air National Guard first female F-35A Lightning II pilot

The US Air National Guard now has a female F-35 pilot in its ranks with 1st Lt. Kelsey Flannery joining… Read More

1 year ago

Top Aces Wins Contract to Train USAF F-35A and F-22 fleets with F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter aircraft

Top Aces is the first commercial provider to deliver contracted air training to the USAF using the supersonic F-16 platform.… Read More

1 year ago

461st Flight Test Squadron receives the newest F-35A to test Tech Refresh 3 and Block 4 configurations of the Lightning II

The newest F-35A, straight out of the factory, found its new home here at Edwards AFB, California, on Aug. 1.… Read More

1 year ago

After Czech Republic mulled order for 24 F-35A Lightning II fighters, Sweden’s ambassador says the country can keep Gripen aircraft for free

The Swedish ambassador to Czech Republic Fredrik Jörgensen said in an interview with Seznam Správy that Czech can keep the… Read More

2 years ago

USAF F-16 Pilot explains why he would Rather Fly the F-35 in combat than the F-22 (even in a War against Russia or China)

'In the same way the F-16 is fundamentally superior to the F-15C, the F-35 is fundamentally superior to the F-22,'… Read More

2 years ago

Cool video shows 495th Fighter Squadron F-35As from RAF Lakenheath hitting the Mach Loop for the very First Time

The cool video in this post shows the first of the new 495th Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II strike fighters… Read More

2 years ago

RAF Lakenheath receives first Fifth Generation F-35A Lightning II aircraft

RAF Lakenheath first F-35A RAF Lakenheath received its first delivery of F-35A Lightning II aircraft on Dec. 15, 2021. This… Read More

2 years ago

Watch the Royal Australian Air Force video that commemorates the end of F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet service

After more than 30 years of dedicated service to the Royal Australian Air Force, Australia’s fleet of F/A-18A/B Classic Hornets… Read More

2 years ago

Freshly painted tail fin of the first F-35A belonging to the USAF first Europe-based Lightning II squadron unveiled

The 495th Fighter Squadron (FS), the first US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) Lightning II squadron, was activated on Oct.… Read More

2 years ago