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Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

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Bjorn wrote:
Starfighter_F-104G wrote:RoKAF F-35s delivery
19-014 , 19-015 , 19-016

dep 30.01.2020 Ft Worth on delivery
Anyone has some pictures of those?

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And a brief pause from the program updates with McLaren Speedtail vs F-35B by Top Gear
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNZAqMj2U_0
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Contracts For Feb. 7, 2020

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a not-to-exceed $347,714,510 modification to a previously-awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm-target advance acquisition contract (N00019-20-C-0009). This modification procures long lead materials, parts, components and support necessary to maintain on-time production and delivery of 43 lot 15 F-35 aircraft for non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.
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Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

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AT-09 (18-5415) was spotted at Fort Worth on February 7th.

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Some first flights to note:

Feb 6, 2020:
AT-09? (18-5415/LF) 56 FW, 63 FS.
BF-94 (169679).
CF-42 (169637).

Feb 7, 2020:
CF-43 (169638).


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Bjorn wrote:AT-08 (18-5414) seen flying at Fort Worth on January 31st.

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Destined for the 56 FW, 61 FS (at least for now).


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Hans van Herk wrote:Food for thought

LRIP XII seems to start with 18-5341
18-5341/18-5388 USAF 48 aircraft (AF-232/AF-279)
FMS 18-5389, candidate is Italy AL-13
FMS 18-5390/18-5404, Australia 15 aircraft (AU-19/AU-33, A35-019/A35-033)
FMS 18-5405/18-5412, eight aircraft, candidate is Netherlands, eight aircraft on order in LRIP XII
FMS 18-5413/18-5420, eight aircraft for Turkey, will be diverted

Unknown FMS series in LRIP XII
Denmark, two aircraft (A?-01/A?-02, L-001/L-002)
Japan, six aircraft (AX-17/AX-22)
Norway, six aircraft (AM-23/AM-28)
South Korea, five aircraft (AW-17/AW-21)

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Noted on February 20, 2020:

AF-233 (18-5342/WA): 6 WPS
AF-234 (18-5343/VT): 134 FS
AT-10 (18-5416/LF): 63 FS

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Bjorn wrote:Noted on February 20, 2020:

AT-10 (18-5416/LF): 63 FS

Greets,

This one actually will be with the 308 FS. If you follow the squadron patch on the port intake.

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BF-95 (169680) first flight Friday Sep 28, 2020.

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03-03-2020
500th F-35s delivered
The 500th F-35 is an F-35A belonging to the Vermont Air National Guard!

18-5343 VT

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Today IAF F-35i AS-15 made f/f, this unique bird set to be a testing Adir (carry lots of telemetry equipments) and destinate to the IAF Flight Test Center in Tel-Nof AFB
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First Flight Mar 5,2020.
AS-15 (924).
AU-23 (A35-023).
AW-18 (20-018).


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First flight 18-5345/AK. marked as 354 OG.


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