F-35 Weekly Update: 15th July 2013




A U.S. Air Force major has become the 100th pilot to fly the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter. Maj Robert Miller, assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, undertook the 90-minute familiarisation flight after academic and simulator instruction on the F-35 at Eglin Air Force Base’s Integrated Training Centre. Maj Miller is a 1,300 hour F-16 pilot, including 369 combat hours. Lockheed Martin says the F-35 joint service partners at Eglin Air Fo...
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