The Air Force is reporting that the F-35A made an excellent debut at its first Red Flag exercise. Red Flag 17-1 took place at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 23rd to February 10th.

Thirteen F-35A stealth fighters from the 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing from Hill AFB, Utah participated along with F-22s, B-1Bs, F-15s, F-16s, and other aircraft. Aircraft from the United Kingdom and Australia also participated in this Red Flag event.

Watch: Red Flag 17-1 Takeoffs & Landings