[Composite Image] F-35A AF-1 completing a 360-degree roll with external load
Composite image, built from 17 photos of the F-35 doing an aileron roll.
The maneuver itself is far from being special. It’s a standard 360-degree roll, that the F-35A AF-1 completes with external weapons load (4 x GBU-12s and 2 AIM-9Xs).
Still, the composite image is quite interesting as it shows the whole maneuver in a singole composite photo, which shows the Joint Strike Fighter lost some altitude during the roll.
Image credit: Matthew Short via Lockheed Martin/Code One