Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The F-35 in photos

F-35A takes off. AF photo
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – A 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A takes off Feb. 27 to conduct sorties at Eglin Air Force Base. It's one of six photos released by Eglin today showing the fifth-generation stealth fighter. The base is 724 square miles and includes 120,000 miles of over water airspace. The F-35 is a multi-role fighter with variants for the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The F-35's engine produces 43,000 lbs of thrust. The 33rd Fighter Wing is a graduate flying and maintenance training wing for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 03/07/17)