VMA-311 to Fly F‑35C While VMA-214 Will Transition to F‑35B From 2022

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VMA-311 will move to MCAS Miramar and fly the F‑35C from spring of 2022, the unit con­duct­ed a sun­down cer­e­mo­ny at MCAS Yuma on Oct. 15.

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Keith Bucklew, commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron 311, taxis down the flightline in an AV-8B Harrier II assigned to VMA-311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, during his last flight at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2020. The last flight is a significant event for every pilot and is celebrated by spraying the pilot and aircraft with water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)


VMA-214 will oper­ate the F‑35B from MCAS Yuma from the same period.

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