US Air Force - PACAF F-35s

  • 18-5345
    USAF F-35A #18-5345 marked for the 354th Operations Group based at Eielson AFB is spotted at NAS Fort Worth on March 10th, 2020. [Photo by Matt Ellis]
  • 18-5346
    USAF F-35A #18-5346 destined for the 356th FS is spotted during its first flight from NAS Fort Worth on March 24th, 2020. [Photo by Brandon Thetford]
  • 18-5347
    USAF F-35A #18-5347 is still void of unit markings when flying a test run from NAS Fort Worth on April 14th, 2020. [Boneyard Safari photo]
  • 18-5346
    USAF F-35A #18-5346 is the first F-35 assigned to the 354th FW landing at Eielson AFB on April 21st, 2020. [USAF photo by SSgt. Zade Vadnais]
  • 18-5345
    USAF F-35A #18-5345 is the second F-35 assigned to the 354th FW landing at Eielson AFB on April 21st, 2020. [USAF photo by SSgt. Zade Vadnais]
  • 356FS
    The first two F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft assigned to the 354th FW taxi on the flight line at Eielson AFB on April 21st, 2020. [USAF photo by MSgt. Karen Tomasik]
  • 354FW
    Maj. Grant Saum, the 354th FW F-35 Program Integration Office director of operations, takes off from Eielson AFB during the first launch of F-35A #18-5345 on April 24th, 2020. [USAF photo by MSgt. Karen J. Tomasik]
  • 356AMU
    SSgt. Steven Krutke, an F-35 avionics system craftsman with the 356th AMU, prepares to place chalks for one of the first of two F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation aircraft assigned to the 356th FS after its arrival at Eielson AFB on April 21st, 2020. [USAF photo by MSgt. Karen J. Tomasik]
  • 356AMU_001
    SSgt. Christopher Mashek and SSgt. Steven Krutke, both from the 356th AMU, perform post-flight procedures on the squadron’s first assigned F-35A Lighting II fifth-generation fighter at Eielson AFB on April 21st, 2020. [USAF photo by SSgt. Sean Martin]
  • 18-5347
    USAF F-35A #18-5347 from the 356th FS is seen departing NAS Fort Worth on May 7th, 2020 on its delivery flight. [Photo by Keith Snyder]
  • 18-5350
    USAF F-35A #18-5350 is heading to the 356th FS but spotted here on a local test flight from NAS Fort Worth on May 7th, 2020. [Photo by Keith Snyder]
  • 18-5351
    USAF F-35A #18-5351 from the 356th FS is coming in for landing at NAS Fort Worth on May 19th, 2020. [Airliners.net photo by Garrett Heller]