F-35 Lightning II News
Eielson selected to receive operational F-35A aircraft
Col. Michael P. Winkler, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, announced the Secretary of the Air Force’s signed decision to select Eielson Air Force Base as the new home for the service’s first operational overseas F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft base during an April 4, 2016, ceremony at Eielson
F-35 to touch down at air shows during 2016
Aviation and F-35A Lightning II fanatics have something special to look forward to this 2016 air show season.
Hill's F-35s drop first weapons
Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings dropped laser-guided bombs at the Utah Test and Training Range the week of February 25, marking the first time an F-35 Lightning II combat unit has deployed weapons from the F-35A.