F-35s Make First Eastbound Transatlantic Crossing

Credit: F-35A: Paul Weatherman
LONDON—A pair of Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters have completed the first-ever eastbound transatlantic crossing by the new fighter. The first of two aircraft safely touched down at Leeuwarden air base at 9:18 p.m. after the 8-hr. flight from Patuxent...

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