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MOD: F35B jet begins first ski-jump launch and weapons testing

Joint US and UK test team have begun testing the Short Takeoff capability for the Lightning II. The F35B Lightning II has successfully completed another major milestone as the fifth generation stealth fighter was launched into the skies from a ski-jump, Friday 19 June. The land-based test — conducted by the F35 Lightning II Pax […]