Friday, 28 January 2022

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Japan’s F-35s made seven precautionary landings before fighter went missing

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) spokesperson also confirmed Wednesday that the search for the aircraft and its highly-experienced pilot, Major Akinori Hosomi — who has more than 3,200 hours of flight time – is still underway. US Air Force pilots, for example, currently average around 17.8 hours of flight time a month, amounting to around 213 flight ...

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Japanese military found F-35 debris, pilot still missing

TOKYO: An F-35 A stealth fighter belonging to the Japan Air Self-Defence Force’s (JASDF) fleet reportedly disappeared from radars on Tuesday, 135 kilometers (84 miles) east of the Misawa Air Base located in the country’s northern Aomori prefecture. The JASDF said Wednesday it has found what could be debris from the ...

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