Defense

February 26, 2014

First United Kingdom STOVL flight at Eglin

Air Force photograph by Samuel King Jr.

Royal Air Force pilot, Sqdn. Ldr. Hugh Nichols, lifts off in a Marine F-35B Lightning II for the first short take-off and vertical landing sortie by a United Kingdom pilot at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 25. The U.S. Marines began flying STOVL sorties at Eglin in October 2013.

 

Air Force photograph by Samuel King Jr.

Royal Air Force pilot, Squadron Leader Hugh Nichols, hovers over the runway in a Marine F-35B Lightning II during the first short take-off and vertical landing sortie by a United Kingdom pilot at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 25.

 

Air Force photograph by Samuel King Jr.

Royal Air Force pilot, Squadron Leader Hugh Nichols, hovers over the landing pad in a Marine F-35B Lightning II during the first short take-off and vertical landing sortie by a United Kingdom pilot at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 25.




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