|Object Name:||X-35 (Joint Strike Fighter) First Flight Memento|
|Platform(s):||F-35 Lightning II|
|Year of Manufacture:||2000|
|Location:||Cupboard 3 (awards) [Main Store]|
Joint Strike Fighter
First Flight 2000
The Lockheed Martin X-35 was a concept demonstrator aircraft (CDA) developed by Lockheed Martin for the Joint Strike Fighter program. The X-35 was declared winner over the competing Boeing X-32 and a developed, armed version went on to enter production in the early 21st century as the F-35 Lightning II.
This medallion records the first flight of the X-35A on 24 October 2000.