British F-35s Head To Cyprus

Credit: F-35: USAF
LONDON—Britain has deployed six of its nine UK-based F-35s to Cyprus for the type’s first overseas exercise. The aircraft touched down at RAF Akrotiri on May 21 having flown across Europe supported by two of the RAF’s A330 Voyager tankers. Akrotiri sits within the Sovereign Base Area, a British...
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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