From the Ministry of Defence: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth. Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training. The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.
Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth. Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training. The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.

Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth.  Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training.  The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.
Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training.
The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.

Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training.
The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.

Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training.
The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.

Pictured: F-35B jets undertake night flying operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational training.
The F-35B Lightning jets, flown by 207 Training Squadron from RAF Marham, began night flights on Monday 3 February 2020. The jets are flying daily to and from the ship’s 4.5-acre deck, giving the pilots vital experience in operating from a floating airfield in both daylight and at night, some for the very first time. It also provides further training for the ship’s crew, who have previously conducted trials with UK and US Marine Corps Lightnings in the USA.

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