US Air Force - AETC F-35s

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    USAF F-35A #07-7044 (AF-6) is seen landing after its 3.6hr ferry flight to Edwards AFB on May 13th, 2011. At the controls was Lt. Col. Hank Griffiths, director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards. [Lockheed Martin photo by Fred Clingerman]
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    USAF F-35A #07-7044 (AF-6) flies above the compass rose of Rogers Dry Lakebed at Edwards AFB on May 13th, 2011. The aircraft was ferried to Edwards AFB from NAS Fort Worth following the Air Force formally accepting the fighter into its inventory on May 12th, 2011. The first production jet, AF-7, was delivered to Edwards AFB on May 6th, 2011. [Lockheed photo by Paul Weatherman]
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    USAF F-35A #08-7047 (AF-9), the fourth production model of the F-35 Lightning II, conventional take-off and landing aircraft takes off on its second flight on May 16th, 2011 from NAS Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Angel DelCueto]
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    Edward's newest F-35 Lightning II (#07-7045) arrived for flight testing just before dusk on May 6th, 2011. AF-07 is the first production-model F-35 delivered to the Air Force. [Lockheed Martin photo by Darin Russell]
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    USAF F-35A #08-0749 spotted on its inaugural first flight on July 1st, 2011 from NAS Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Carl Richards]
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    Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti flies the seventh production F-35A, AF-12 (#08-0750), on its inaugural flight on July 9th, 2011 from NAS Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Neal Chapman]
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    Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti was at the controls for the first flight of the fifth production model of the F-35 Lightning II, AF-10 (#08-0748), on June 29th, 2011 from NAS Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Carl Richards]
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    First flight of USAF F-35A #08-0750 on July 9th, 2011 from NAS Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Neal Chapman]
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    USAF Lt. Col Eric Smith pilots Lockheed Martin F-35A #08-0747 from NAS Fort Worth on the ferry flight to Eglin AFB on July 14th, 2011. [Lockheed Martin photo]
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    USAF Lt. Col. Eric Smith pilots Lockheed Martin F-35A #08-0747 from NAS Fort Worth on the ferry flight to Eglin AFB on July 14th, 2011. [Lockheed Martin photo by Randy A. Crites]
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    A crew chief from the 33rd FW guides F-35A #08-0747 to its final parking position on July 14th, 2011. The aircraft is the first production F-35 to be delivered to the wing. AF-9 arrived at 13.18hrs CDT after launching on its 90-minute ferry flight from Fort Worth. [Lockheed Martin photo by Angel DelCueto]
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    USAF F-35A #08-747 (AF-9) stops at its final parking position at Eglin AFB on July 14th, 2011. [Lockheed Martin photo by Angel DelCueto]