F-35 fighter will not take part in British air show: US

The US military will not send F-35 fighter jets to take part in the Farnborough air show in Britain as planned, the Pentagon said Tuesday, citing safety precautions.

AFP| Updated: Jul 16, 2014, 00:17 AM IST

Washington: The US military will not send F-35 fighter jets to take part in the Farnborough air show in Britain as planned, the Pentagon said Tuesday, citing safety precautions.
"While we`re disappointed that we`re not going to be able to partiticpate in the air show, we remain fully commited to the program itself and look forward to future opportunities to showcase its capabilities to allies and partners," spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby told a press conference.
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