The first F-35A strike fighter for the Royal Netherlands Air Force emerged from Lockheed Martin's assembly plant at Fort Worth, Tex., April 1, 2012. Designated AN-1, the airframe, shown here at the Fort Worth plant, is proceeding through fuel-systems checks ahead of proving flights. After flight checks, the aircraft will move to Eglin AFB, Fla., where RNLAF pilots and maintainers will begin training with it at the F-35 schoolhouse there.
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