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IN PICTURES: VMFA-314 'Black Knights' F-35Cs at NAS Fallon

During May 2021, the ‘Black Knights’ joined the other three fighter/attack squadrons of CVW-9, the ‘Tophatters’ of VFA-14, the ‘Black Aces’ of VFA-41 and the ‘Vigilantes’ of VFA-151 for their Strike Fighter Advanced Readiness Program (SFARP) deployment to NAS Fallon in Nevada

USMC one step closer to deploying the F-35C aboard carriers

VMFA-314 complete final integrated training cycle with CSG 3 and are now one step closer to being the first USMC unit to deploy aboard a carrier with the F-35C

USMC’s first F-35C unit declares IOC

The USMC revealed on December 1 that VMFA-314 'Black Knights' has become the first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II unit to declare initial operational capability (IOC)

‘Black Knights’ accept seventh F-35C

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) “Black Knights” welcomed its seventh Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California, on May 18.

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'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!

Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.

'Black Knights' gain Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification

The USMC’s first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) ‘Black Knights’, has received its Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification (SFFOC).