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MSPO 2021: Polish F-35 delivery schedule confirmed

16th September 2021 - 06:00 GMT | by Grzegorz Sobczak


Poland has ordered 32 F-35A fighters from the US. (Gordon Arthur)

Poland will receive its first F-35A fighter in 2024.

During MSPO 2021, Lockheed Martin announced details related to F-35A manufacturing for the Polish Air Force.

According to J.R McDonald, Lockheed Martin’s VP, business development combat air, manufacturing of the first aircraft for Poland will start in 2022. Delivery of the first F-35 is then scheduled for 2024.

Similar to some other customers, the first eight Polish aircraft will not be delivered to Poland but will initially stay in the US for pilot and technical crew training.

McDonald said they will be based at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, although other locations are possible. Training for 24 Polish pilots

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Grzegorz Sobczak


Grzegorz Sobczak

Grzegorz Sobczak is based in Warsaw, Poland.

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