F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSA) training begins

The US Air Force has kicked off official flight training for the F-35 - despite a small fleet that  is years away from any sort of operational status.

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I always wanted to be a jet pilot growing up and tended to gravitate towards flight simulators at the arcade. Truth is, I probably spent more quarters than I could count blowing up pixilated aircraft and tanks way back in the day.