Royal Navy Resumes Carrier Ops With F-35B Trials

Credit: PO Arron Hoare
An F-35B flown by British pilots completed the first landing and take-off aboard the HMS Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 25, becoming the first fixed-wing aircraft to operate on a Royal Navy carrier at sea in eight years. The landings, announced by the UK Ministry of Defense three days later, begin 11...
Steve Trimble

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

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