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F-35 Canopy Up

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, the commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, straps himself into the cockpit of an F-35A Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 6, 2017. Leonard was preparing the jet to taxi down the runway while being filmed from above by a helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, the commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, straps himself into the cockpit of an F-35A Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 6, 2017. Leonard was preparing the jet to taxi down the runway while being filmed from above by a helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, the commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, straps himself into the cockpit of an F-35A Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 6, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)