F-35B Joint Strike Fighter and Edwards Air Force Base in one cool photo

Taken on Aug. 8, during an airstart testing mission, this cool picture shows F-35B test aircraft BF-2 overflying Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Edwards AFB is the most famous U.S. test base. Home of the 412th Test Wing and NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center, it has hosted flight testing campaigns of almost every American military plane since the ’50s.

Image credit: Lockheed Martin

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