First International Student Pilot Flies F-35

33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs // March 21, 2013

The first international student aviator at the 33rd Fighter Wing, training to be an F-35B Lightning II instructor pilot, completed his first sortie in the joint strike fighter here March 19.

United Kingdom Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Frankie Buchler flew with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron-501. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Karen Roganov)

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