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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained

    ​Flying at high angles of attack (AoA) --- aka “High Alpha,” fighter aircraft gain enhanced nose-pointing capability, allowing pilots to find, fix and target enemy aircraft.

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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained
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    F-35 Training Gains Altitude

    A solid training foundation is the bedrock for mission readiness in the 5th Generation of air power. As of March 2017, the F-35 Training System has trained more than 400 pilots and 4,000 maintainers from the U.S. services, international partners and foreign military sales customers.

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    F-35 Training Gains Altitude
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    The Best Seat in the House

    Doc Nelson is no stranger to "firsts" on the F-35 program, with an impressive resume of flight test accomplishments he's piloted. Now he can add becoming the first F-35 pilot to fly 1,000 hours in the jet to that list.

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    The Best Seat in the House