Tag: HMS Queen Elizabeth

Video shows F-35B performing first Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing 
Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing allows the F-35B to carry heavier loads back aboard the warship Taken on Oct. 14, 2018 the interesting video in this post shows an F-35B performing a Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) method for the first time aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth. This approach to land allows the jet to carry heavier loads back aboard the warship. According to...
Cool photos show RN and RAF F-35 pilots conducting first night flying trials off HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth has been kitted out with specially-designed LED lighting on her flight deck to aid night time landings Taken on Oct. 3, 2018 the amazing pictures in this post show Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Test Pilots conducting the first night flying trials off the United Kingdom’s largest warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth. The trials included state-of-the-art night-vision technology,...
Four British F-35Bs to arrive home next month
Two Royal Navy and two RAF pilots will be at the controls of the F-35Bs for the transatlantic flight F-35Bs will soon be a common sight at RAF Marham in East Anglia from next month onwards as four aircraft will be transferred from the U.S. According the Royal Navy, the Norfolk air base will be the home of the Lightning Force...
First loaded F-35B ski-jump take off
The picture was taken during the second round of F-35B ski ramp testing which continues to support the U. K. in advance of flight trials from HMS Queen Elizabeth The interesting photo in this post shows a F-35B loaded with Paveway IV laser-guided bombs and AIM-132 ASRAAM air-to-air missiles taking off from a ski-jump for the first time. Noteworthy the picture...