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Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

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Also seen in Fort Worth on December 10, 2020 are Israeli 939 (AS-25) and USMC 169694.

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Bjorn wrote: 11 Dec 2020, 11:32 Also seen in Fort Worth on December 10, 2020 are Israeli 939 (AS-25) and USMC 169694.

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And also AF-269 (18-5378/AK) in 354 FW, 356 FS markings.
AS-25, 939 is FMS 18-5436.
And 169694 is BF-109.

I think it was AS-25's first flight while AF-269 and BF-109 had their first flights on Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020.

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The following F-35A delivered to Eielson AFB Dec, 16, 2020.

Zesty 51-5, 18-5371,5372,5373,5375,5377.
All in 356 FS markings.

Support tanker is Above 01, a Travis KC-10, 79-1951.


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tally wrote: 04 Dec 2020, 03:55
Melchior Timmers wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 17:10 169706 is also reported as Kuwait F/A-18E 801
That makes it difficult. 169706 is the subsequent number in the F-35C range. Time will tell.

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CF-50 is spotted as 169788, so is also part of Lot XIII.

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Bjorn wrote: 20 Dec 2020, 10:27
tally wrote: 04 Dec 2020, 03:55
Melchior Timmers wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 17:10 169706 is also reported as Kuwait F/A-18E 801
That makes it difficult. 169706 is the subsequent number in the F-35C range. Time will tell.

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CF-50 is spotted as 169788, so is also part of Lot XIII.

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Thank you for the clarification.

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RNLAF F-35A F-015 (AN-15) arrived at Leeuwarden AB on 24 December 2020 around 1325 LT at the end of its delivery flight from Cameri, Italy, using call sign NAF322. This is the seventh F-35 for 322 F-35 Squadron, and the fifth RNLAF jet delivered in 2020. First flight was on December 10.
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Sources informed me Korean AW-25 and AW-27 had their first flight Jan 5, 2021. I was not there so no confirmation.

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F-35A F-016 f.f. 26-01-2021
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First Flight at NAS Fort Worth JRB:
AF-270 18-5379/- destined for the 354 FW, 356 FS, Jan 25, 2021. No tail markings yet.
AF-271 18-5380/AK destined for the 354 FW, 356 FS, Jan 26, 2021. Fully painted.
AF-272 18-5381/- destined for the 354 FW (not sure which Sqn yet), Jan 26, 2021. No tail markings yet.


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AF-269 18-5378 and AF-267 18-5376 delivered to Eielson as Zesty 51/2 resp Jan 27, 2021.

Tanker support was an IL ANG KC-135 as Adobe 01.


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tally wrote: 27 Jan 2021, 19:52 AF-269 18-5378 and AF-267 18-5376 delivered to Eielson as Zesty 51/2 resp Jan 27, 2021.

Tanker support was an IL ANG KC-135 as Adobe 01.


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These F-35's diverted into Hill while the tanker went into Salt lake City IAP. Not positive what happened.


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27-01-2021 Fort worth
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Starfighter_F-104G wrote: 28 Jan 2021, 09:04 27-01-2021 Fort worth
F-35A 943 (18-5438)
This is c/n AS-27

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1. Any confirmation Adir 941 made yesterday FF? c/n AS-26 (18-5437)
2. Is delivery of 939,941,943 to Nevatim AFB scheduled to mid-end of 02/2021?
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gluefan1 wrote: 30 Jan 2021, 16:18 1. Any confirmation Adir 941 made yesterday FF? c/n AS-26 (18-5437)
2. Is delivery of 939,941,943 to Nevatim AFB scheduled to mid-end of 02/2021?
Do not know. Sorry.

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