QE F35 Trials

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QE F35 Trials

Postby rritchie71 » 29 Sep 2018 19:48

Video of the first flight trials of QE with F35's


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Re: QE F35 Trials

Postby MikeJames » 30 Sep 2018 10:24

I have to say that while its a big day for the RN (though not as big as they are making out to be) it has been 8 years since they scrapped the Sea Harrier fleet in a politically inspired moment of idiocy, and are now having to reconstitute fixed wing VSTOL carrier capability from the ground up.

Not a sterling moment in British Defence decision making there.

I also note that on the current RN timelines QE 2 won't be ready to be declared operationally capable for at least another 2 years.

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