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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force has finally flown the F-35 in combat, the U.S. Air Forces Central Command (U.S. AFCENT) stated in a press release. Two F-35As – the variant used by the USAF – conducted a mission over Iraq this week to take out an ISIS tunnel network and a weapons cache on
AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates – Last week, on April 15, the USAF’s 5th generation multi-role aircraft arrived for its first deployment to the Middle East, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs reports. The F-35A Lightning IIs are from active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
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Airshow season in the U.S. is quickly approaching! Before it gets started, take a look at how the F-16 is powering the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and has been for over 35 years! Video: Lockheed Martin on Facebook _ (Top photo: Photo by USAF Senior Airman Cory Bush) FLYHIGH.NEWSEveryday the best aviation news & more!