Israel Forms Third F-35 Squadron, To Focus On Training

Israeli F-35
Credit: Israeli Air Force
LONDON—Israel has formed a third F-35 squadron, to focus on training aircrews for the fifth-generation fighter. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) announced July 4 it had re-formed 117 Sqdn. at Nevatim Air Base, the country’s main operating facility for the F-35, to train pilots to fly the Lockheed Martin...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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