Photo of First VT ANG F-35A Undergoing Acceptance Flight Testing

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Photo of First VT ANG F-35A Undergoing Acceptance Flight Testing

Post by mikewmac » 12 Aug 2019, 12:51

The 134th FS, 158th FW of the Vermont ANG will be the first ANG squadron to fly F-35A's and will be receiving its first 2 in early to mid September, 2019. These first 2 are currently undergoing acceptance flight testing by Lockheed Martin and USAF test pilots. The 134th FS is currently scheduled to receive 2 a month for the next 10 months.

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"USAF F-35A #17-5265 is destined for the 134th FS. This is the first F-35 to be assigned to an ANG unit. It was first seen on July 31st, 2019 at the Lockheed factory at NAS Fort Worth. [Photo by Carl Richards]"
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