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F-35 pilot praises ‘fantastic’ plane ahead of airshow debut

Get Hampshire // June 20, 2014

One of the most advanced fighter planes in existence is set to make its international debut at this year's Farnborough Air Show.

Lockheed-Martin's F-35 Lightning II, a replacement for the Sea Harrier, is to appear outside America for the first time next month when it goes on show at Farnborough Airport.

The UK's former test pilot, Wing Commander Jim Schofield, is confident the public will like what they see.

"It's a fantastic aeroplane to fly," Wg Cdr Schofield said.

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Photo by Lockheed Martin.