F-35B BK-2 First Flight

Photo by Carl Richards

Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti flew the 1.4-hour inagural flight of F-35B BK-2 from NAS Fort Worth JRB on 11 July 2012. BK-2 (serial number ZM136) is the second F-35 produced for the United Kingdom.The aircraft will join other F-35s at the training center at Eglin AFB, Florida, later this year.

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