F-35C CF-5 First Flight

Posted 30 November 2012
Photo by Liz Kaszynski

Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti was at the controls for the first flight of F-35C CF-5. The flight occurred on 30 November 2012 with takeoff and landing at NAS Fort Worth JRB, Texas. This is the final System Design and Development, or SDD, test aircraft.

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