First F-35 Fighter Lands Aboard Carrier HMS Prince of Wales

An F-35 Lightning fighter has landed aboard the Royal Navy carrier HMS Prince of Wales for the first time, marking another step in the service's return to full-fledged carrier operations. The first-in-class HMS Queen Elizabeth is under way on her maiden deployment, and Prince of Wales – the second in a series of two ski-jump carriers in British service – is gearing up for operational capability.

“It was a real honor to be the first pilot to land the F-35B on HMS Prince of Wales,” said RAF...

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