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InsideAIR 27: Operation FORTIS Carrier Strike Group

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Episode 27 of InsideAIR returns with Operation FORTIS Carrier Strike Group

Carrier Strike Group 21 combines the capabilities of the RAF and Royal Navy to support global operations.  After 7 months at sea, deployed personnel on Operation FORTIS have returned their F-35 jets home to RAF Marham, after HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into Portsmouth Harbour.

Lightning jet lands on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Hear from Captain James Blackmore is the Carrier Air Wing and the Strike Warfare Commander as they reveal their experience of going to sea and maritime aviation on Operation FORTIS, get their top tips and perhaps pick up some Naval lingo on the way! 

Personnel directs Lightning jet on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

What was it like to serve on such a significant and ground-breaking deployment?  Find out by listening to InsideAIR podcast

Public gather at the harbour, as HMS Queen Elizabeth returns home.