F-35 maintainer helps train pilots
A crew chief from the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., performs post-flight procedures on the F-35A Lightning II aircraft July 1, 2013. The maintainers help to train up the next generation of fighter pilots by having aircraft available for the Air Force's daily flying operations at Eglin's Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Training Center. The sortie conducted was the wing commander's final flight to become a qualified F-35 instructor pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Maj. Karen Roganov)

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