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February 11, 2016
 

F-35 crosses ocean

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An Italian air force F-35 Lightning II flew Feb. 5 from Cameri Air Base, Italy, to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, completing the program’s first transatlantic flight. The F-35, designated AL-1, was assisted by an Italian air force KC-767 aerial refueling tanker, which refueled the fighter jet seven times during the ocean crossing. The fighter was flown by Italian air force pilot Maj. Gian Marco, who accumulated 50 flight hours with an F-35 during his training at Luke Air Force Base.




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