Reports of schedule delays and cost increases are true but are largely in the past, according to Lockheed Martin officials who talked with reporters in mid November 2009. Lockheed Aeronautics Company VP Dan Crowley told the Star-Telegram the program would be on schedule by 2011. Here, on April 23, 2009, the F-35 Lightning II dubbed AA-1, a development model, flies over Eglin AFB, Fla., which will be the future home of the Joint Strike Fighter training facility.
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