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Col. Mitchell Hanson, 301st Fighter Wing Vice Commander at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, meets with local residents and elected officials at the F-35A Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Public Scoping Meeting April 19, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. The meeting solicited comments from the community about the F-35A aircraft bed down that would replace the current F-16 mission. The community can still give comments at http://www.afrc-f35a-beddown.com until May 11, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photos by Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor) Military, community meet at F-35 scoping meeting
Col. Mitchell Hanson, 301st Fighter Wing Vice Commander at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, meets with local residents and elected officials at the F-35A Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Public Scoping Meeting April 19, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. The meeting solicited comments from the community about the F-35A aircraft
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2018
Eight Fort Worth Airpower Council members, the nation's oldest military support organization started by General Curtis LeMay in 1958, attended an F-35A update April 27, 2018, at the 301st Fighter Wing located on Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, which included an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) briefing and infrastructure facilities requirement. This meeting gave Fort Worth civic leaders insight into what the fifth generation aircraft process entails if the wing is chosen to be the first Air Force Reserve Command F-35A unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Julie Briden-Garcia) Fort Worth leaders glean insight into F-35A EIS process
Eight Fort Worth Airpower Council members, the nation's oldest military support organization started by General Curtis LeMay in 1958, attended an F-35A update April 27, 2018, at the 301st Fighter Wing located on Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, which included an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) briefing and infrastructure
0 5/03
2018
Paul Eger, a contracted Rockwell Collins F-35 simulator technician, runs wiring New ‘VR’ flight simulators join Hill’s F-35 fleet
Two new virtual reality F-35 simulators are currently under construction here. The highly advanced systems are surrounded by an 11-foot-tall translucent dome, positioned in a blackened room to ensure pilots have a realistic sensory experience, while 25 projectors display a 365-degree image around them while in “flight.”
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Daniel Pas, Staff Sgt. Richard Shafer, and Staff Sgt. Elliot Berg represent the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during an F-35 weapons load competition F-35 weapons load competition tests Airmen’s skills
Air Force Reservists in the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron went head-to-head with their active duty counterparts during an F-35 weapons load competition April 2.
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2018
Two U.S. Air Force F-35s fly over Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and the surrounding area Hill fighter wings host fifth-gen summit
About 30 senior leaders from fifth-generation F-22 and F-35 units across the Air Force will converge here for a summit hosted by the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings, March 27-29.
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2018
F-35As fly in weapons evaluation F-35As fly in weapons evaluation
Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings supported and flew their F-35A Lightning II aircraft during Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air Force’s newest fighter jets.
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2017
F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to Hill Air Force Base prepare for takeoff May 22. The F-35s are among the first to fly sorties at the base with a new version of ALIS (Autonomic Logistics Information System), the information technology infrastructure which performs behind-the-scenes monitoring, maintenance and prognostics to support the aircraft and ensure continued health and enhance operational planning and execution. (U.S. Air Force/Todd Cromar) Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS
Recently, the F-35A Lighting II, departed Hill Air Force Base for the 3,000th sortie generated by maintainers from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and reserve 419th Fighter Wing.That sortie, and all others flown that day was carried out with the new version of the Autonomic Logistics Information System. Commonly called ALIS, it’s the F-35A’s
0 5/30
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF announces NAS JRB Fort Worth as preferred location for next F-35A base
Air Force officials announced Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, as the preferred location for the first Air Force Reserve-led F-35 base, which is expected to begin receiving its first F-35As in the mid-2020s.
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2017
Maj. Toru Tsuchiya, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Japanese F-35A foreign liaison officer and Lt. Col. Todd Lafortune, Defense Contract Management Agency Lockheed Martin, F-35 acceptance pilot, shake hands Nov. 28 during the arrival of the first Foreign Military Sales F-35 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr.) First Japanese F-35A arrives at Luke
The F-35 program hit another milestone Nov. 28 with the arrival of the first Foreign Military Sales F-35 at Luke Air Force Base.
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2016
Maj. Daniel Daehler, 944th Operations Group Det. 2, F-35 instructor pilot, walks off the flightline at Royal Air Force Fairford, England, after flying a F-35 Lightning II from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, to RAF Fairford making it his first trans-Atlantic flight and the first U.S. Air Force F-35 trans-Atlantic flight. The trip to the United Kingdom was in support of the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford in southern England. The group from Luke flew three F-35’s to the air show allowing the crowds to witness an aerial performance and were able to get up close to the aircraft with a static display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jarad Denton) Reservist hits USAF F-35 trans-Atlantic milestone
A native Arizonan and 944th Fighter Wing Reserve pilot achieved his lifelong goal while also hitting a milestone for the Air Force last month.Maj. Daniel Daehler, 944th Operations Group Det. 2, F-35 instructor pilot, flew an F-35 Lightning II from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, to Royal Air Force Fairford, England, making it his first trans-Atlantic
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2016
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