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March 15, 2018
 

F-35 Heritage Flight: Demonstration Team

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley)
Maj. Will Andreotta, 61st Fighter Squadron heritage flight pilot, sits in the cockpit of an F-35 Lightning II during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 10, 2017, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Heritage and demonstration teams need to be certified annually to participate in open houses and air shows worldwide.

Maj. Will Andreotta, 61st Fighter Squadron heritage flight pilot, sits in the cockpit of an F-35 Lightning II during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 10, 2017, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Heritage and demonstration teams need to be certified annually to participate in open houses and air shows worldwide.

An F-22 Raptor and two P-51 Mustangs fly in formation during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 9, 2017, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Heritage and demonstration teams need to be certified annually to participate in open houses and air shows worldwide.

The F-35 Heritage Flight Demonstration program has flown aircraft during open houses and air shows across the country. This year is the third in which the F-35 Lightning II has participated in the heritage program. From Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, 2017, the F-35 flew in formations with several aircraft during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The purpose of this course was to prepare aircraft teams for air shows they are scheduled to travel to throughout the season.




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