LOCKHEED-MARTIN F-35 LIGHTNING II

F-35 SERVICE

Manufacturer: Lockheed-Martin Corp., Bethesda, Maryland, USA
(Sub-contractors, Northrop-Grumman Corp., Los Angeles, California, USA
& BAE Systems, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England)
Model: ?
Designations: F-35; X-35
Name: Lightning II
First official flight: (X-35) 24/10/2000
(F-35A) 15/12/2006
Factory production period: 1997 - present
Primary service period: 2011 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

F-35 VARIANTS AND PRODUCTION

X-35
2000, prototype single-engined,
multi-role stealth strike fighter.
X-35A (301) - CTOL USAF version.
X-35C (300) - CTOL US Navy version.
Produced 1997 - 2000

Lockheed-Martin Palmdale, California

300, 301 PAV-2, PAV-1   Total: 002

F-35A
2006, as X-35A, CTOL production
version for USAF.
Produced 2003 - present

Lockheed-Martin Fort Worth, Texas

AA-01 AA-01    
AF-01 / AF-05 AF-01 / AF-05    
07-0744, 07-0745 AF-06, AF-07    
08-0746 / 08-0751 AF-08 / AF-13    
09-5001 / 09-5007 AF-14 / AF-20    
09-5008
- 1 to The Netherlands as F-001.
AN-01    
10-5009 / 10-5018 AF-21 / AF-30    
10-5019
- 1 to The Netherlands as F-002.
AN-02    
11-5020 / 11-5041 AF-31 / AF-52    
11-5041
- Duplicated s/n?
AF-53    
11-5042, 11-5043 AF-54, AF-55    
14-5044 / 14-5061 AF-56 / AF-73 76  
(RAF) ZZ135 / ZZ144 BK-01 / BK-09 9  
(RAAF) ? AU-01 1

Total: 086

F-35B
2008, as X-35B, STOVL production
version for USMC.
Produced 2007 - present

Lockheed-Martin Fort Worth, Texas

BF-01 / BF-05 BF-01 / BF-05    
BuNo.168057 / 168062 BF-06 / BF-11    
BuNo.168308 / 168314 BF-12 / BF-18    
BuNo.168717 / 168732 BF-19 / BF-34    
BuNo.168838 / 168840 BF-35 / BF-37 37

Total: 037

F-35C
2010, as X-35C, carrier-based production
version for US Navy, larger folding wings.
Produced 2009 - present

Lockheed-Martin Fort Worth, Texas

CF-01 / CF-05 CF-01 / CF-05    
BuNo.168733 / 168736 CF-06 / CF-09    
BuNo.168841 / 168847 CF-10 / CF-16 16

Total: 016

 

Grand Total: 141

F-35 CONVERSION

X-35B

1

X-35A(301), 2001, USMC STOVL prototype with lift-fan.

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