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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.