As Draken International acquires Mirage F1M jets under its latest federal contract for military adversary flight training, supersonic flights will start taking off from Lakeland Linder Airport this spring. The flights won’t break the sound barrier until they’re well over the Gulf of Mexico, Bay News 9 reports. For background, check this article from The Drive that we linked to last summer.

Source: Bay News 9

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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