F-35B fighter jet takes off at night from USS Wasp

Variants for different customers or mission profiles
  • Author
  • Message
Offline
User avatar

spazsinbad

Elite 3K

Elite 3K

  • Posts: 19232
  • Joined: 05 May 2009, 21:31
  • Location: ɐıןɐɹʇsn∀¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Warnings: -2

Unread post17 Jul 2017, 03:10

F-35B fighter jet takes off at night from USS Wasp
16 Jul 2017 FighterSweep

"Sailors refuel an F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is underway acquiring certifications in preparation for their upcoming homeport shift to Sasebo, Japan where they are slated to relieve the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in the 7th Fleet area of operations. – US Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zhiwei Tan" https://i0.wp.com/fightersweep.com/wp-c ... ueling.jpg
Source: https://fightersweep.com/8267/picture-d ... e-fighter/

Attachments
WASPnighRefuelDeckF-35Bjul2017.jpg
RAN FAA A4G Skyhawk 1970s: https://www.faaaa.asn.au/spazsinbad-a4g/ AND https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwqC_s6gcCVvG7NOge3qfAQ/
Offline
User avatar

neptune

Elite 2K

Elite 2K

  • Posts: 2521
  • Joined: 24 Oct 2008, 00:03
  • Location: Houston

Unread post17 Jul 2017, 04:42

F-35B from VMFAT-501 MCAS Beaufort?
Offline

mrbuno

Newbie

Newbie

  • Posts: 19
  • Joined: 21 Jan 2017, 21:11

Unread post17 Jul 2017, 20:25

neptune wrote:F-35B from VMFAT-501 MCAS Beaufort?

Correct. The video is from 2013 though. The aircraft in the picture is BuNo 169028/VM-28 from VMFAT-501 on July 13, 2017. Another F-35B, VM-23 (most likely BuNo 169023) was also aboard USS Wasp on July 12, 2017.

Return to F-35 Variants and Missions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests