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2021/10/15 

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【10月15日】看軍聞學英語
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原文:

 Bann, who commissioned in 2000, is one of the first Marine Corps' F-35 pilots and began training on it at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, in 2013, according to his biography.

 He has accumulated 3,000 hours in various fighter aircraft.

 Bann also has experience as an interservice pilot. He flew the AV-8B Harrier II with Marine Attack Squadron 211 at MCAS Yuma and piloted the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Air Force with the 55th Fighter Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

 In August, 2019, Capt. Anneliese Satz became the Marine Corps' first female F-35 pilot. She became the first woman to complete the F-35B Basic Course after four years of training.

 In 2017, Lockheed Martin test pilot David Doc Nelson became the first pilot to achieve 1,000 flight hours in an F-35 belonging to Edward Air Force Base's 461st Flight Test Squadron in California.

中譯:

 班恩在自傳提到,他於2000年任官,是首批陸戰隊F-35飛官之一員,2013年開始在佛州埃格林空軍基地進行F-35飛行培訓。他所駕駛的各式戰機,飛行時數已累計3000小時。

 班恩也曾有擔任跨軍種飛行員的經驗。他在陸戰隊育馬航空基地,飛過陸戰隊攻擊中隊的AV-8B「海獵鷹II式」戰機,而在南卡羅來納州的蕭空軍基地,也幫空軍飛過第55戰鬥機中隊的F-16「戰隼」戰機。

 2019年8月,莎茲上尉成為美國陸戰隊F-35戰機首位女飛官。經過4年的培訓,她成為F-35B基礎訓練班隊首位完訓的女官。

 2017年,洛克希德馬丁集團的試飛官納爾遜,以加州愛德華空軍基地第461飛行測試中隊所屬的1架F-35戰機,成為飛行時數達1000小時的第1人。

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─關鍵軍語─

※interservice:

 Involving or taking place between different branches of the armed services.

 ※test pilot:

 A pilot who flies an aircraft to test its performance.

例句:

 Dale Snort Snodgrass, king of the F-14 Tomcat demonstration, was the son of a World War II Marine aviator and Grumman test pilot.

 呼號為「鼾哥」的戴爾‧史納格拉斯,是F-14「雄貓」戰機展演王,二戰陸戰隊飛官之子,亦為格魯曼公司的試飛官。

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