F-35 Technical Photos

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    Close-up view of the weapons pylon in the first F-35 production representative prototype, AA-1. [LMTAS photo]
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    A Lockheed employee is working on the first F-35, AA-1. [LMTAS photo]
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    Engineers review and test hardware in the F-35 JSF prototype weapons bay. [LMTAS photo]
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    Off angle view of the ground vibration test setup. [LMTAS photo]
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    Rear view of the ground vibration test setup. [LMTAS photo]
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    Wide view of the ground vibration test setup. [LMTAS photo]
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    The horizontal tails on F-35 AA-1 are guided into place. [LMTAS photo]
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    The horizontal tails on F-35 AA-1 are lowered into place by crane. [LMTAS photo]
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    The weapons bay doors for F-35 AA-1 are installed. [LMTAS photo]
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    The vertical tails on F-35 AA-1 are finally free of their attachment to the crane. [LMTAS photo]
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    The left vertical tail is attached and ready to be released from the crane. [LMTAS photo]
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    Final alignment of the left vertical tail. [LMTAS photo]