X-35 to F-35
15 May 2008
A side-by-side comparison of the X-35 Joint Strike Fighter prototype with the F-35 Lightning II production aircraft underscores the huge strides the JSF program has made transitioning from demonstration to development.
F-35B Rollout Ceremony
15 February 2008
The F-35B Lightning II rolled off the production line 18 December 2007 in Fort Worth, Texas, to the fanfare of customers from the United States, United Kingdom, and Italy.
15 November 2007
The Chilean Block 50 F-16s are the latest additions to Condores Air Base and the most modern fighters in the Chilean Air Force. The first of ten aircraft arrived in January 2006. The last two arrived in March 2007.
Vertical Power - F135 Engine Testing
15 August 2007
In full-power afterburner, the F135-PW-100 emits a blue flame and generates up to 40,000 pounds of thrust.
F-35 Lightning II Flight Testing
15 June 2007
Gallery contains photos of early F-35 flight testing (AA-1).
F-22 Deploys To Kadena And Red Flag
15 June 2007
F-22 Raptors from the 1st Fighter Wing set new firsts in February 2007 as pilots and personnel took the US Air Force’s fifth-generation fighter from Langley AFB in Virginia to Kadena AB, Japan, and to Nellis AFB, Nevada.
Navy F-16 Operations At NAS Fallon, Nevada
15 November 2006
The US Navy has been flying F-16s at NAS Fallon, Nevada, since early 2002 when the first of fourteen F-16s arrived.
F-35 AA-1 Debuts
15 September 2006
The first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter met the world to fanfare worthy of a rock star as more than 1,300 employees, dignitaries, partners, and guests witnessed the unveiling at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, on 7 July 2006.
F-35 Front Office
15 June 2006
Nowhere are the advances in the F-35 Lightning II more starkly illustrated than in the cockpit.
15 November 2005
KAI Delivers proclaims the caption beneath a large red and blue yin-yang of the Republic of Korea flag. This symbol, the Taeguk, dresses the ramp separating the production facility from the flight test hangars at Korea Aerospace Industries in Sacheon, South Korea.