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F-35 makes Miramar Air Show debut

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar // October 01, 2014

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – At the 2014 Miramar Air Show, spectators will see many military aircraft, but this year, one particular aircraft will be making its first appearance. 

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, is scheduled to show off the capabilities of the F-35B Lightning II during demonstrations at the air show, Oct. 3-5. 

As the newest aircraft to join the Marine Corps aviation arsenal, the F-35 will display its 39,000 pound-thrust while it hovers over the flight line. 

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Raquel Barraza.