First UK-Owned F-35Bs Land on HMS Queen Elizabeth II

Credit: Ministry of Defense
UK-owned F-35B fighters landed on the HMS Queen Elizabeth II for the first time on Oct. 13 off the Atlantic coast of Florida to initiate operational testing (OT-1) of the new aircraft carrier as part of the Royal Navy’s Westlant 2019 deployment, UK military officials say. The defense ministry...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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