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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
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    Where the Sky Meets the Sea: F-35B Ski Jump Testing

    As the Queen Elizabeth sailed into her proud new home at the Portsmouth Naval Yard, the F-35 Integrated Test Force (ITF) was hard at work expanding the aircraft’s flight envelope. For the team at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, MD, preparing the F-35B for sea is one of the ITF’s top priorities. F-35B test pilot Peter “Wizzer” Wilson, is project lead and also flying the test sorties to ensure the aircraft is ready for operation.

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    Where the Sky Meets the Sea: F-35B Ski Jump Testing
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    F-35 Maintenance Training: Innovation in Learning

    A new library of realistic maintenance trainers is bringing legacy learning processes into the 21st Century, allowing F-35 maintainers to garner a holistic overview of their duties and gain hands-on experience doing critical tasks that aren’t readily available using live airplanes.

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    F-35 Maintenance Training: Innovation in Learning