First British P-8 Flies

LONDON—The first Boeing P-8 Poseidon destined for the British Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken to the air for the first time. The aircraft flew on July 12 for a shakedown flight, but still must have its mission systems installed, which will take place over the coming weeks. The UK hopes to take...

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