Pilot completes UK’s first vertical landing in an F-35

The Telegraph // March 07, 2014

Royal Air Force pilots are currently undergoing training on the UK's next generation stealth combat aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Squadron Leader Hugh Nichols is the first UK instructor pilot to perform a vertical landing in the F-35B Lightning II - the UK’s next generation stealth combat aircraft.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.