Thursday, December 5, 2013

Eglin sets sortie record

A UK F-35 breaks left over Eglin.
Courtesy photo Andy Poulastides
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The F-35 program at the joint training center reached a new single-day record for sorties on Wednesday with 45 training missions for all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter. The Marine F-35B variant completed 32 of the flights, the Air Force F-35A had 10 flights and the Navy F-35C flew three missions. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 12/05/13)