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F-35s to start night operations

WEAR (ABC 3) // March 24, 2014

Eglin Air Force Base houses the largest collection of the Air Force's F-35, and is responsible for training nearly all of the pilots who fly that aircraft. But until now, those planes flew exclusively in the day time. Now residents of Okaloosa County can expect to see them in the moonlight as well. [...] According to the air force, upgrades to the F-35's software and hardware now allow night training programs.

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Photo by Lockheed Martin.