On Thursday, February 14, made the flight first production aircraft F-35C (CF-6) aircraft carrier-based (CV). After acceptance at the end of this year will be given fighter 101st Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA-101) U.S. Navy Eglin AFB, pcs. Florida.
Unit will serve as a training squadron of the Navy for training pilots and attendants F-35C. Currently, Eglin AFB has 9 aircraft F-35A ordinary takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft and 13 F-35B non-long-off and landing (STOVL).