Saturday, May 6, 2017

UK: F-35A stealth fighters take on the March Loop

(Wales) The Mach Loop is a set of valleys, situated in the middle of Wales, which are regularly used for low level jet flight training.

The other week, F-35A jets from Hill Air Force Base in Utah deployed to RAF Lakenheath, England, in which to support the European Reassurance Initiative, a multibillion dollar program started under President Obama in 2014 to show support for US allies after Russia annexed the Crimea from Ukraine. So as they were in the area, they decided to take the time to partake in the wonders of Wales in which to put the F-35A through its paces: