Defense

October 23, 2015
 

Eglin wing completes first flightline weapons load on F-35

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey

The 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen prepare to load a missile-guided bomb onto an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Load crew members assembled the missile before loading it onto the F-35.
 

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey

Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare a missile-guided bomb unit to be loaded onto an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Load crew members worked together to assemble the missile before loading it into the aircraft.
 

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey

The 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel load a missile-guided bomb unit onto an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Flightline munitions load training allows load crews to perform in a more realistic work environment.
 

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey

A1C Zachery Justice, 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, moves a missile-guided bomb unit into position to load onto the F-35A Lightning II Oct. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Weapons-load Airmen worked in stages to assemble and move the missile into the proper position for safe load onto the aircraft.




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