Lockheed Martin Delivers First Two Marine Corps F-35s to Eglin
Thursday, January 12, 2012
[Video credit: Lockheed Martin, via YouTube]
Lockheed Martin reports that the first two production model F-35B short takeoff / vertical landing aircraft were delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps on Jan. 11. The aircraft - BF-6 and BF-8 - arrived at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., after ferry flights from Fort Worth, Texas.
The F-35 is powered by the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine.
Click here to read the Lockheed Martin press release.
- • Lockheed delivers first two F-35Bs to training base (Flight International)
- • Marine Corps welcomes first F-35B aircraft to its fleet (DVIDS)
- • First F-35Bs arrive at Eglin AFB for training (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
- • Marines receive first F-35 fighter planes (The Hill)