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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained

    ​Flying at high angles of attack (AoA) --- aka “High Alpha,” fighter aircraft gain enhanced nose-pointing capability, allowing pilots to find, fix and target enemy aircraft.

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    The F-35’s High Angle of Attack Explained
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    Partnership for Success: US and UK Team up to Train Pilots

    ​About 10 years ago the UK’s Royal Air Force and Royal Navy began discussions about combining efforts on initial F-35B training with the United States Marine Corps.

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    Partnership for Success: US and UK Team up to Train Pilots
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    Where the Rubber Meets the Tarmac: F-35 Site Activation

    By 2020, an estimated 25 Air Force Bases (AFB), Naval Air Stations (NAS), Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS) and other partner installations around the world will operate and maintain F-35s. Before each location receives an F-35, however, the site must be “activated” and declared ready to operate and maintain the jets. Enter the F-35 Site Activation Team.

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    Where the Rubber Meets the Tarmac: F-35 Site Activation