Second Delivery Batch of Israel F-35Is Arrives at Lajes

F-35I 907 arriving at Lajes on 21.04.17 (Andre Inacio)

The second batch of Lockheed F-35Is for Israel arrived at Lajes in the Azores on April 21, 2017. They are expected to continue their onward journey to Israel on Sunday April 23.

The aircraft involved were:-
904 "Retro11"
905 "Retro12"
907 "Retro13"
Tanker support was provided by US Air Force KC-135s 62-3580 "Rch062" and 58-0074 "Rch061".

The initial delivery of F-35Is 901 and 902 took place in December 2016.

Israeli F-35Is arriving at Lajes on 21.04.17 in formation with their tanker support (Andre Inacio)

F-35I 905 arriving at Lajes on 21.04.17 (Andre Inacio)

F-35I 904 arriving at Lajes on 21.04.17 (Andre Inacio)

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