First flight for second RAAF F-35
The second F-35A Lightning II for the RAAF made its first flight on October 1.
Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti was at the controls of aircraft AU-2 (RAAF serial A35-002) for the approximately 90 minute flight, from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, adjacent to Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth production facilities.
AU-2′s first flight came just two days after the first flight of the first RAAF F-35A, AU-1, on September 29.Read the full story from Australian Aviation.
Photo by Carl Richards.