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The sky’s the limit for fighter pilot David

Lancashire Evening Post // July 02, 2014

It turns out BAE Systems at Samlesbury, who make part of the F-35s before they are flown out to America for final assembly, have a unique bit of kit.

At the Warton site there is a massive full-wall computer mock-up of one of the new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers and an F-35 simulator.

It’s the only set-up of its kind in the world - and I was invited to try it out.

The first Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is being built now - and is due to be named by Her Majesty herself at Rosyth, Scotland, on Friday.

Read the full story from the Lancashire Evening Post.

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