F-35s move to Edwards
AF-01 and AF-02 have moved to Edwards AFB in California.
Gary Parsons - 18-May-2010
May 18: F-35A Lightning II AF-01 has returned to flight testing duties at Edwards Air Force Base in California after a series of ground tests and repainting.
US Air Force Test Pilot Lt Colonel Hank ‘Hog’ Griffiths flew with Lockheed Martin Chief Test Pilot Jon Beesley alongside in AF-02 direct from Fort Worth in Texas. At Edwards the F-35s will undergo ground and flight-test activities for propulsion, aerial refuelling, logistical support, weapons integration and flight-envelope expansion. Edwards is now the third permanent test facility for F-35 after Fort Worth and Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland.
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