The Air Force issued its record of decision on the use of Eglin AFB, Fla., as the initial joint training center for the new F-35 Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, Feb. 6, 2009. Here, F-35 AA-1, a conventional takeoff and landing version, flies from Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth, Tex., production facility to Edwards AFB, Calif., in October 2008 for a series of tests.
Lockheed Martin photo by Darin Russell
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