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3 Questions with Bob Evans: Col. Rueschhoff on the F-35

Posted at 10:01 PM, Sep 25, 2016
and last updated 2019-07-08 00:41:42-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- The F-35 Lightning is the new fighter in town at Hill Air Force Base, and the jet is said to have capabilities superior to that of any aircraft on the planet.

Col. Jason Rueschhoff, commander of the 388th Fighter Wing's Operations Group, recently came to the Fox 13 Studio to answer 3 Questions with Bob Evans. See the video above for his interview and  his answers to the 3 Questions listed below:

  1.  The F-16 has long been the workhorse of the U.S. Air Force, how is the F-35 different from the F-16?
  2. Some have been critical of the time it has taken to make the F-35 combat ready, has the wait been worth it?
  3. You said the F-35 is fun to fly, what makes it different from other aircraft you've piloted?