HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth class of aircraft carriers and the Fleet Flagship of the Royal Navy. She is the second Royal Navy vessel to bear the name Queen Elizabeth, and is based at HMNB Portsmouth. She began sea trials in June 2017 and was commissioned in December of the same year. Her first important deployment took place during autumn 2018, when she travelled across the Atlantic to begin flying trials with her fixed-wing aircraft.
HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) aircraft carrier is the largest and most powerful vessel built for the Royal Navy. This modern warship is capable of carrying up to 40 aircrafts. Her total length is 280 meters and she travels at a top speed of 25+ knots.
The flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth comes in at four acres, and according to the Royal Navy website, it will be used to launch the new F35 Joint Strike Fighter fast jet.
Read more about HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier on the Royal Navy website.