F-35 Lightning II News
Luke 1 flies first ‘student’ F-35 sortie
The 56th Fighter Wing officially began training new F-35 pilots today when the first student, Brigadier General Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, flew the wing's first training sortie.
First International F-35B arrives aboard Fightertown
Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 welcomed the first United Kingdom F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, February 3, 2015.
Marines receive first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant
The first F-35C Lightning II, carrier variant, for the U.S. Marine Corps touched-down on the flight line at Eglin AFB on January 13, from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to begin training in support of carrier-based operations.