Six F-35B Lightning II's land aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1) May 18 for phase one of Operational Testing (OT-1).
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U.S. Marine Corps Begins F-35B Operational Trials

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spacer A sailor aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) signals to the pilot of an F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to land as it arrives for the first phase of operational testing, May 18, 2015. The short take-off, vertical landing capabilities of the F-35B are crucial to the mission of the Marine Corps and necessary for operation aboard a Navy amphibious ship. The aircraft are stationed with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Beaufort, South Carolina and Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Yuma, Arizona. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Remington Hall/Released) spacer
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21 May - Luke's 56th Fighter Wing has New Mission
Luke Air Force Base's 56th Fighter Wing conducted a change of mission ceremony May 21, formally including the F-35 Lightning...

19 May - U.S. Marine Corps Begins F-35B Operational Trials
Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived Monday evening aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States’ Eastern Seaboard...

14 May - Australian Air Force Pilot Flies First Partner F-35 Sortie
A pilot with the Royal Australian Air Force made history May 14, by flying the first RAAF F-35A Lightning II sortie at Luke Air Force Base...

06 May - First Female F-35 Pilot Begins Training
Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander, reacts to the sight of her friends greeting her after completing her first...

04 May - F-35 Pilot Training Begins at Luke
The first ever F-35 Lightning II pilot training class was held at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona...

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