U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform over Seattle at the 2019 Boeing Seafair Air Show. (U.S. Navy video)
F-35B External Stores Flight Test
On Feb. 22, 2012, Lockheed Martin test pilot Dan Levin flew the first F-35B test flight with external weapons pylons. The test measured flying qualities with external pylons, inert AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and a centerline 25 mm gun pod.