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A Dozen Lockheed Martin F-35s Now Call Eglin AFB Home
by Staff Writers
Fort Worth, TX (SPX) May 18, 2012


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The twelfth Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II destined for the training fleet has arrived at the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

U.S. Marine Corps pilot Lt. Col. Fred Schenk piloted the aircraft, known as BF-11, which departed Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas at 10:02 a.m. CDT for an approximate 90-minute flight to Florida's Emerald Coast.

The F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing production jet is now assigned to the Marine Fighter/Attack Training Squadron 501 residing with the host 33d Fighter Wing, where it will be used for pilot and maintainer training.

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