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F-35 in sky

A pair of F-35 Lightning IIs pass under the sun while doing maneuvers to the Eglin Air Force Base runway. The 33rd Fighter Wing-owned aircraft is a fifth-generation fighter and used to train pilots and maintainers. (Samuel King Jr.)

F-35 in sky

An F-35 Lightning II streaks across the sky while doing maneuvers to the Eglin Air Force Base runway. The 33rd Fighter Wing-owned aircraft is a fifth-generation fighter and used to train pilots and maintainers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)