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2016 Farnborough International Airshow

July 16, 2016

The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) combines a five-day trade show with a two-day public air show that displays some of the world's premiere military and commercial aircraft. 

This year, the United Kingdom’s F-35B is impressing the thousands of people showing up at FIA on a daily basis. It will now fly every day through the end of the show. The jet performs for 15 minutes capped off with its now famous hover performance where it hangs in midair, tilts its wings to the crowd, and executes a 360-degree turn prior to ending its show.

At the same time, a full-scale model of the F-35 is on display for crowds to get a close-up view of the jet. FIA concludes the F-35Bs’ formal appearances in the U.K. before BK-3 and two U.S. Marine Corps F-35Bs head back to the United States later this week.

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