An F-35C First

CF-01 | Flt 217 | LtCol Patrick "Oxy" Moran | 20AUG2013Oxy piloting CF-01 during the first C Model KC135 strat tanker test over the Eastern Shore of MD.

Several days ago, while the F-35B continues to undergo at sea tests aboard USS Wasp, other F-35 developments were happening elsewhere. Pictured above, CF-1, an F-35C, performed the type’s first inflight refuel from an Air Force KC-135. Now that VFA-101, the US Navy’s training squadron, is beginning operations, I look forward to good news in the future.

 

 

~ by arcturus415 on August 23, 2013.

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