ÄMARI AIR BASE, ESTONIA – The pilots of each NATO ally rely on their machine to help them perform at the highest levels. Meet the men and women who operate these aircraft and learn how their machines help to keep people safe, like this Italian pilot – who must remain anonymous for security reasons – who flies the F-35A Lightning II fighter jet, a 5th-generation multirole combat aircraft. Learn about the aircraft, what equipment he needs to fly it and why he enjoys being in the skies in one of the most technologically advanced aircraft available to NATO. The pilot was part of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission last year and was stationed at Ämari Air Base in Estonia.
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