July 11, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35C Flight

On Feb. 11, the carrier variant of the F-35 (CF-1) flew for the first time with a Navy test pilot at the controls.

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Annual Naval Test Wing Atlantic awards highlight top performers

The Commander, Naval Test Wing Atlantic recently presented awards to the Test Pilot of the Year, Flight Test Engineer of the Year, Test Naval Flight Officer of the Year and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Instructor of the year for 2010. The recipients were honored during a luncheon ceremony at the River’s Edge Conference Center at NAS Patuxent River. This year’s Test Pilot of the Year, Lt. Kimberly J. Riggle, said she was inspired to become a test pilot when she was attending a class at the University of Michigan. “Our guest speaker for that week was an Air Force…

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