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    A Legend in the Skies and the Classroom

    Skip Hopler was one of the first to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Now, he’s guiding the launch of F-35 Lightning II operations by training the next generation.

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    A Legend in the Skies and the Classroom
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    F-35 OT-1 By the Numbers

    The U.S. Marine Corps conducted Operational Test-1, or OT-1, to evaluate the full spectrum of F-35B measures of suitability and effectiveness while at sea.

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    F-35 OT-1 By the Numbers
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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