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UK F-35 jets landed on Tuesday afternoon in the British Bases, in Akrotiri, in the southern coast of Cyprus.
The British Bases posted on twitter that the F-35 are on their first overseas flight to conduct valuable development training and to exercise all aspects of moving to a forward deployed location, including logistics, maintenance and flying.
F-35 Lightning aircraft from 617 Sqn left @RAFMarhamMedia for Cyprus this morning to take part in its first overseas training exercise.— Royal Air Force (@RoyalAirForce) May 21, 2019
Exercise Lightning Dawn at @RAFAkrotiri will give vital experience in maintaining & flying in an unfamiliar environment.#21stCenturyRAF pic.twitter.com/1Br6YT9FAJ