-US Air Force: First female F-35 test pilot completes flight mission
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A routine F-35 Lightning II flight test mission recently marked a significant event in Air Force history at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
Maj. Rachael Winiecki, 461st Flight Test Squadron developmental test pilot, completed the first flight mission led by a female.
'I may be the first female developmental test pilot (in the F-35), but (test pilots) are just one small part of the test enterprise,' Winiecki said.
She said although aviation t...