FSD Aircraft

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    Lockheed Martin test pilot Jeff Knowles is at the controls for the first flight of CF-1, the first F-35C Lightning II fighter, from NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas on June 6th, 2010. [Lockheed Martin photo by Carl Richards]
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    BF-4 departs Fort Worth on its way to NAS Patuxent River on June 7th, 2010. [Lockeed Martin photo by Angel DelCueto]
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    F-35C - CF-1 piloted by Jeff 'Slim' Knowles on its first flight on June 6th, 2010. [Lockheed Martin photo]
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    F-35C - CF-1 piloted by Jeff 'Slim' Knowles on its first flight on June 6th, 2010. [Lockheed Martin photo]
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    F-35C - CF-1 piloted by Jeff 'Slim' Knowles on its first flight on June 6th, 2010. [Lockheed Martin photo]
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    F-35C - CF-1 piloted by Jeff 'Slim' Knowles on its first flight on June 6th, 2010. [Lockheed Martin photo]
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    F-35B BF-2 flew faster than the speed of sound for the first time on June 10th, 2010. The supersonic milestone was achieved on the 30th flight. USMC pilot Lt. Col. Matt Kelly climbed to 30,000 feet and accelerated to Mach 1.07 in the off-shore supersonic test track near NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. [USN photo by Liz Goette]
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    AF-3 begins taxi testing in Fort Worth on June 24th, 2010. [Photo by Carl Richards]
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    First F-35C, CF-01, taxiing at Fort Worth with wings folded after Flight 5 on June 21st, 2010. Test pilot John Beasley at the controls. [Lockheed photo by Tom Harvey]
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    AF-03 completes its first flight, piloted by Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti on July 6th, 2010 from NAS Fort Worth JRB. AF-03 is the ninth F-35 to fly and the second test jet to fly with the next-generation avionics package. [Lockheed Martin photo by Carl Richards]
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    Lockheed Martin F-35A AF-03 takes off Tuesday evening July 6th, 2010 piloted by Bill Gigliotti on its first flight. AF-03 is the second F-35 to carry mission systems aloft, and the first conventional take-off and landing variant so equipped. [Lockheed Martin photo by Tom Harvey]
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    CF-01 seen from below on flight 9 on July 7th, 2010. The second flight of the day. [Lockheed Martin photo by Carl Richards]