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Video released of RAAF F-35 first flight

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 1, 2014

The RAAF has released this video footage of the first flight of its first F-35A Lightning II, which took place from Fort Worth on September 29.

The aircraft, known to the RAAF as A35-001 and to manufacturer Lockheed Martin as AU-1, is scheduled for formal handover to the RAAF “later this year”, Lockheed Martin says, before being assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona where it and sistership AU-2/A35-002 will join the F-35 international training pool there.

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The first F-35 deliveries to Australia are planned for 2018, with the first operational squadron to be stood up by 2020.

 

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Video released of RAAF F-35 first flight

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 1, 2014

The RAAF has released this video footage of the first flight of its first F-35A Lightning II, which took place from Fort Worth on September 29.

The aircraft, known to the RAAF as A35-001 and to manufacturer Lockheed Martin as AU-1, is scheduled for formal handover to the RAAF “later this year”, Lockheed Martin says, before being assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona where it and sistership AU-2/A35-002 will join the F-35 international training pool there.

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The first F-35 deliveries to Australia are planned for 2018, with the first operational squadron to be stood up by 2020.

 

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    Wow! Very Cool. Thank-you for sharing Australian Aviation

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Video released of RAAF F-35 first flight

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 1, 2014

The RAAF has released this video footage of the first flight of its first F-35A Lightning II, which took place from Fort Worth on September 29.

The aircraft, known to the RAAF as A35-001 and to manufacturer Lockheed Martin as AU-1, is scheduled for formal handover to the RAAF “later this year”, Lockheed Martin says, before being assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona where it and sistership AU-2/A35-002 will join the F-35 international training pool there.

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The first F-35 deliveries to Australia are planned for 2018, with the first operational squadron to be stood up by 2020.

 

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

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    Wow! Very Cool. Thank-you for sharing Australian Aviation

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