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First Australian-trained F-35 pilots take flight

First Australian-trained F-35 pilots take flight

The first two Royal Australian Air Force pilots to complete the Australian F-35A Joint Strike Fighter transition course have flown in the aircraft for the first time.

The first two Royal Australian Air Force pilots to complete the Australian F-35A Joint Strike Fighter transition course have flown in the aircraft for the first time.

The two pilots conducted their first F-35A training mission two weeks ago at RAAF Base Williamtown, after undertaking an intensive, two-month academic and simulator training program at the base's Integrated Training Centre.