Fighter jet news digest: June 2015
Italy primed for first international F-35 flight
Italy will conduct the first F-35 flight outside the US in October, according to Lockheed Martin. The first test flight will be followed by a transatlantic crossing in early 2016 to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona where Italian pilots will train on the 5th generation platform.
In April, Defence Industry Bulletin reported that the first Italian F-35A had rolled-out of the Cameri Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility in northern Italy. T...
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