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33rd F-35 reaches 1K milestone

1k hours

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing flies over Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Feb. 27, 2018. Aircraft 5017 is the first F-35A Lightning II to reach 1,000 flight hours outside of the test community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Smallwood)

1k hours

Maj. Tom Collins, 58th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations, executes a preflight checklist Feb. 27, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Aircraft 5017 is the first F-35A Lightning II to reach 1,000 flight hours outside of the test community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson)

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