Posted on June 19, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Before the opening of the 2017 Paris Air Show, Lockheed Martin senior experimental test pilot Billie Flynn validated the F-35A Lightning II flying display for show officials, providing an early opportunity to see it in action.

This is the F-35A model, which is flown by the United States Air Force, and it is the first time it has appeared at the Paris Air Show. Last year, the STOVL-capable F-35B variant made its international airshow debut at the Farnborough Air Show. This F-35A display shows an expanded envelope of the aircraft’s capabilities over the last display.

F-35A Flight Demonstration – Paris Air Show 2017

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F-35B Flight Demonstration – Paris Air Show 2016

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