The F-35B might not make to the Fornborough Air Show as one of the four fighters remains on the ground at Elgin, Florida.
The other three F-35Bs have arrived at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, the departure point for their historic Atlantic crossing to the United Kingdom.
All four F-35Bs are due at RAF Fairford in England the week of July 7 at the latest to allow pilots time for verification flights for their displays at the Royal International Tattoo and Farnborough air show this month.
Turnaround time of 36-hours on the ground at Patuxent River upon arrival from Eglin, it is unlikely that the F-35B will make an appearance at the naming ceremony for the HMS Queen Elizabeth on July 4 in the U.K. reported AviationWeek.
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The Indian Navy will deploy its MiG29K/KUB, for the first time in over four years of their service, towards the eastern seaboard. Preparations have begun to deploy and permanently base a full squadron (consisting 17 aircraft) of these fighters to strengthen the security of Indias energy-rich and trade-wise vital, eastern seaboard, according to local media reports
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Russia is to present Sukhoi Su-35, MiG-29 fighter jets and Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainer aircraft and Ilyushin Il-76 strategic airlifter and Mi-35M, Mi-28NE, K-52 and other combat helicopters at the Farnborough Airshow , Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport reported. " We are planning to present combat helicopters and airplanes for delegations from the Middle East, Latin America and Southeast Asia," the head of the Rosoboronexport delegation, Sergei Kornev, was quoted as saying
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