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Air Education and Training Command News

  • 33rd FW completes record number of sorties with F-35A

    Members of the 33rd Fighter Wing set a new record of 111 sorties over three days during a sortie surge Aug. 1-3 here.The purpose of a sortie surge is to test the readiness of maintainers, pilots and aircraft to meet the needs of high-tempo operations.“Thanks to the Nomads for their tremendous work

  • F-35 Weapons Load

    Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load an AIM-9X missile on to a F-35A’s external weapons pylon July 20, 2016, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This milestone was the first time an F-35A at Eglin AFB was loaded with internal and external weapons and will help develop weapon-loading

  • Airmen face off in F-35 weapons load competition

    Members of the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competed in a quarterly weapons load competition and dedicated crew chief competition here today. The load crew competition showcased the efficiency of load crew teams to safely and properly arm an F-35 within time constraints. The ability to quickly

  • Wheel Wizards keep Eglin’s F-35s rolling

    Whether your landing style is silky smooth or resembles an intense carrier landing the “Wheel Wizards” of the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Wheel and Tire Shop are ready where the rubber meets the road.Since the beginning of 2016 the Airmen and Sailors of the 33rd MXS Wheel and Tire Shop have built more

  • Eglin units save thousands with F-35 innovations

    Around 500 maintenance personnel are assigned to work with the F-35 at Eglin Air Force Base. These Airmen and Sailors are some of the first to maintain the fifth-generation jet which gives them the opportunity to assist manufacturers in developing tools, technology and data to maintain it.

  • 33rd FW Airman maintains F-35A panel

    Senior Airman Tyler Quayle, 33rd Maintenance Squadron low observable maintenance journeyman, repairs a panel from an F-35A Lightning II at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 28, 2016. Low observable aircraft maintenance specialists design, fabricate and modify different metals and bonded materials

  • F-35 program accelerating, at 'pivot point,' program chief tells Congress

    The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a "pivot point" as officials address a number of challenges. The F-35 program, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter program, is of vital importance to U.S.

  • AF names candidate bases, criteria for choosing next F-35A sites

    Air Force officials announced April 12 that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona; Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida; Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas; and Whiteman AFB, Missouri, are candidate bases for the first Reserve-led F-35A Lightning II location.

  • Women's History Month luncheon

    Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Fighter Wing Operations Group deputy commander, speaks during Eglin’s Women’s History Month luncheon March 31 in Valparaiso, Fla. Mau made aviation history here as the first female pilot to fly the F-35 Lighting II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

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