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F-35s grounded by spares shortage

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F-35B jet ‘not a waste of money’ says RAF test pilot

Now, before you all start down voting(!) - give this man his dues - he's got to put his life on the line to test it.

F-35B jet ‘not a waste of money’ says RAF test pilot

I still think it's a waste of money - we should have gone for a tail hooker as that would have meant a launch platform able to support a wider and more capable range of aircraft. For example fixed wing AEW giving longer range than using helicopters for the role.

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