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Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

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Bjorn wrote: 09 Oct 2020, 20:02 F-35B 169691 was seen flying earlier today. First sighting.
Oct 7, 2020 for first flight as far as I know. It went up as Lightning 41.

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F-35A's 18-5365 and 18-5366 were seen flying on 5 October.
F-35C 169704 was seen flying already on 31 July. First picture to appear just now.
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Bjorn wrote: 11 Oct 2020, 09:12 F-35A's 18-5365 and 18-5366 were seen flying on 5 October.
F-35C 169704 was seen flying already on 31 July. First picture to appear just now.
F-35A 18-5365 and 18-5366 are both marked AK and destined for the 354 FW, 356 FS.
F-35C 169704 I noted active on July 30th already. But that was not its first flight as far as I know.


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20th & final F-35A for VT-ANG to be delivered on Wednesday 14.10.20--serial?

https://www.wamc.org/post/vermont-air-n ... final-f-35

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134FS/158FW
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18-5336
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18-5361 is as far as I know the last VT bird. It left with callsign Maple 91 today.

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CF-49 169705 nmks first flight Oct 15, 2020.


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ZM154 and ZM155 also seen flying on October 16. This also marks the fact that we're over airframe #600.
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https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/l ... from-japan

So the final batch (for 2020) of Japanese F-35s is also flying.
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