F-35 Technical Photos

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    The vertical tails, made by BAE systems, are lowered into place one at a time. [LMTAS photo]
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    Aft view of F-35 AA-1 as it nears full assembly. [LMTAS photo]
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    Forward view of F-35 AA-1 as it nears full assembly. [LMTAS photo]
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    Aft view of the aft fuselage of F-35 AA-1 without its engine. [LMTAS photo]
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    Landing gear is installed for the first time on F-35 AA-1. [LMTAS photo]
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    The first completed F-35 fuselage center section at the Northrop-Grumman facility awaiting shipping to Ft. Worth, TX for mating with the rest of F-35 AA-1. [Northrop-Grumman photo]
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    The forward fuselage section of F-35 AA-1 under construction at Lockheed Martin's Ft. Worth, TX assembly plant. [LMTAS photo]
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    The center fuselage section of F-35 AA-1 under construction at Northrop-Grumman's Palmdale, CA assembly plant. [Northrop-Grumman photo]
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    F-35 AA-1 aft fuselage section under construction in Great Britain. [BAE photo]
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    F-35 AA-1 wing structure. [LMTAS photo]
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    F-35 forward landing gear. [LMTAS photo]
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    F-35 AA-1 aft boom. [BAE photo]