Wednesday, October 2, 2013

F-35C formally rolled out

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Navy's version of the F-35 fighter, the C model, was officially rolled out during a ceremony Tuesday. The long-planned ceremony went on despite a shutdown of the federal government. Hundreds of guests attended in a hangar at Eglin, home of the F-35 training center. Strike Fighter Squadron 101 hosted the ceremony. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, WEAR-TV, WMBB-TV, 10/01/13) Previous: F-35C fleet roll-out plannedSecond F-35C now at Eglin; First Navy F-35 arrives at Eglin; Navy F-35 logs first training flight