First F-35C For VFA-147 Revealed

VFA-147 F-35C 169305/NH-407 (United States Navy)

VFA-147 have unveiled their first Lockheed F-35C Lightning II. The aircraft wears serial number 169305 and is coded NH-407.

The "Argonauts' are the first operational squadron to fly the F-35C following a nearly year long transition from operating the F/A-18 Super Hornet. The unit will now being integration into a carrier air wing at NAS Lemoore before undertaking their first carrier deployment on board the USS Carl Vinson in 2021.