United Kingdom—F-35 Lands On Prince Of Wales Carrier For 1st Time

Royal Navy Press Release | 06/10/2021

For the first time, a fighter jet has touched down on the Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, reports the service. The F-35B short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing stealth fighter landed on HMS Prince of Wales as part of sea acceptance trials off the south coast of England, the Royal Navy said in a release on Wednesday. Shortly after the landing, the F-35B made the first takeoff from the carrier. Three army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters were already on the carrier...

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