Eglin F-35 fleet at 20 and growing

Issue No. 19 | October 01-15, 2012

The 20th Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II was delivered recently to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to support F-35 pilot and maintainer training taking place on the Emerald Coast.

The F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet is the fourteenth F-35 to ferry there this year. BF-15 is now assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing’s Marine Fighter/Attack Training Squadron 501 with the host 33d Fighter Wing.