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  • Hill fighter wings to perform F-35 flyover at Weber State Saturday

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two F-35A Lightning IIs, flown by pilots from the active duty 388th and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wings here, will perform a flyover of Weber State University’s Stewart Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m.The flyover will take place prior to kickoff of the Wildcats’ last regular season football game, versus the Idaho State
  • F-35A maintainers at Hill training for more combat flexibility

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 388th Maintenance Group is using two programs to train multi-capable Airmen, maintainers who will provide more combat flexibility with the F-35A Lightning II.As the first active-duty, combat-coded F-35A unit in the Air Force with multiple European, Pacific and Middle East deployments under its belt, the 388th Fighter
  • Airmen compete in annual weapons loading competition

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- On Friday, active duty and Reserve maintainers with the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings faced off in an F-35 weapons load competition here.Crews selected to participate in the annual competition had previously competed in and won quarterly competitions, including teams from the 388th FW’s 4th Fighter Generation Squadron,
  • Maintainers, training squadron collaborate on new F-35 hydraulics course

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- When an F-35A Lightning II pilot moves the flight controls, oil reservoirs, pumps, lines, actuators, valves, all go to work as part of the aircraft’s hydraulic system, moving fins and rudders and more.A new 40-hour course, developed by the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 3, in conjunction with the 388th Maintenance
  • Juggling F-35s: Schedulers help keep fleet healthy, balancing required maintenance and availability

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- When it comes to maintenance on America’s most advanced fifth generation fighter, there’s one office that functions as the hub for information needed to sustain the health of the fleet, the 388th Logistics Support Squadrons’ Plans, Scheduling and Documentation section.“We schedule and plan all future maintenance actions
  • Hill AFB units reattach wings on repurposed F-35

    Units at Hill Air Force Base recently collaborated to reattach the wings of a damaged F-35A Lightning II aircraft repurposed as a maintenance trainer and test bed for developing new Aircraft Battle Damage Repair (ABDR) procedures and technologies. The aircraft referred to as AF-27 was condemned after a 2014 fire that occurred during take-off while assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron at Eglin AFB, Florida, and was acquired by Hill’s ABDR Program Office in 2019.
  • 4th Fighter Squadron wraps up three weeks of training in Alaska

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron, along with Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, returned Saturday after three weeks of training in Alaska, including Red Flag 20-3 at Eielson Air Force Base.Red Flag is a large force combat exercise that takes place several times each year at both Eielson and Nellis AFB,
  • Course developed at Hill AFB speeds training for new F-35 crew chiefs

    Crew chiefs newly-assigned to the F-35 have direct access to professional development thanks to a course recently created at Hill Air Force Base, which may be implemented throughout the Air Force. The first class of Airmen graduated Friday from the F-35 Crew Chief Upgrade Training course, which was developed jointly by the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 3, and the 388th Maintenance Group, to help alleviate the training backlog for new maintainers.
  • Hill Airmen demonstrate combat flexibility, reliability of F-35 during deployments

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – For 16 months, Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing here have been deployed in combat with the F-35A Lightning II and they continue to find ways to improve the capability of America’s most advanced fifth-generation fighter.Each of the wing’s three squadrons, alongside Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, have deployed
  • Cheyenne celebrates with Wings over Warren

    The cancellation of Cheyenne Frontier Days and even the cancellation of the demonstration of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds could not stop the Wings over Warren Air Show on F. E. Warren Air Force Base July 22, 2020.With the Thunderbirds sidelined by COVID-19 infections among their team, Wings over Warren pushed forward with demonstration teams
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