F-35 Lightning II jet to make maiden British flight

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The combat aircraft will fly in Britain for the first time this summer at 2 airshows. The F-35 Lightning II will make its international debut in July at the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford and in the same month will also fly at the Farnborough International Air Show. This will be the first time the combat aircraft has flown outside of the United States. The selection of 2 UK airshows demonstrates the significant role that Britain has in the programme. Approximately 15% of every...
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