ALL NEWS

F-35 Demonstration Team to hold behind-the-scenes performance Friday

May 28, 2020, 8:01 AM | Updated: May 29, 2020, 8:18 am

F-35A Lightning II fighter jets at Hill AFB...

F-35A Lightning II fighter jets lined up for an exercise at Hill AFB Monday. Photo: R. Nial Bradshaw, U.S. Air Force

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The US Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, in partnership with the Air Force and the 2d Audiovisual Squadron, will be holding a live and behind-the-scenes demonstration on Friday.

According to the team, the live stream will begin at 1:40 p.m. MDT on Friday on both the Demo Team’s Facebook and YouTube pages with a takeoff time of 2:30 p.m.

“We’ll have guest-interviews, multiple cameras, and showcase never-before-seen parts of our routine that will give you an UP-CLOSE and personal look at our team practices, even closer than what you would see at one of our airshow performances,” they wrote on Facebook.  

 


Demonstration Team Links

The F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team YouTube page.

The F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team Facebook page.

 

 


The team will also hold regularly scheduled practices throughout the upcoming week as well:

  • Thu, 28 May: 1:30 pm
  • Fri, 29 May: 2:30 pm
  • Wed, 3 Jun: 1:30 pm
  • Fri, 5 June: 1:30 pm

 

Earlier in the month, the team, lead by Captain Kristin “BEO” Wolfe, performed a flyover of Utah as part of their training to thank healthcare workers fighting COVID-19.

Just over four years ago, Hill AFB received its first F-35A. Now the base is home to 78 of the fighter jets. 51 of them were on display in January when the base received its last F-35A and reached its full fighting capability. 

Hill now houses three full F-35 units, including the 4th, 34th and 421st fighter squadrons. A squadron is still in deployment abroad in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

 

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.

All News

The intersection of 2300 E. Canyon Road in Spanish Fork where two teen girls where seriously hurt a...

Brianna Chavez, KSLTV.com

Plans in place to add traffic signal to Spanish Fork intersection where two girls were hit

UDOT and Spanish Fork officials anticipate construction for a new traffic signal will begin in a few months at an intersection where two girls were left critically injured.

22 minutes ago

One person died after being struck by a northbound Green Line TRAX train at 1700 South....

Emma Keddington

One person dead after being hit by a TRAX train, bus bridge in place

One person has died after a TRAX incident Monday night.

8 hours ago

Deer Creek Reservoir in Wasatch County pictured....

Emma Keddington

Utah Highway Patrol reports “serious” semitruck rollover at Deer Creek Reservoir

CHARLESTON, Wasatch County — One person is unaccounted for after a semitruck traveling southbound on SR-189 lost control and rolled over into Deer Creek Reservoir Monday night, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.  UHP’s Sgt. Cameron Roden said the semi “lost control and jackknifed… Hit the guard rail and went into Deer Creek Reservoir.”  He […]

9 hours ago

Cass Elliot was a member of the singing group the Mamas & the Papas. After the group broke up, she ...

Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Fat shaming is not cool

Fat shaming is completely uncool. But it was not always this way.

10 hours ago

one of chad daybell and tammy daybell's children, daughter Emma Murray takes the stand...

Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Chad Daybell daughter says her mother’s health was declining before she died

Chad Daybell's daughter Emma Murrary took the stand as the defense in the Chad Daybell murder trial began presenting its case Monday.

12 hours ago

a helicopter shown, vertiport demonstration tonight...

Sam Herrera

LISTEN: UDOT and USU to conduct vertiport demonstration

The Utah Department of Transportation and Utah State University will conduct the state's first vertiport demonstration Monday night.

13 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

a doctor putting her hand on the chest of her patient...

Intermountain Health

Intermountain nurse-midwives launch new gynecology access clinic

An access clinic launched by Intermountain nurse-midwives provides women with comprehensive gynecology care.

Young couple hugging while a realtor in a suit hands them keys in a new home...

Utah Association of Realtors

Buying a home this spring? Avoid these 5 costly pitfalls

By avoiding these pitfalls when buying a home this spring, you can ensure your investment will be long-lasting and secure.

a person dressed up as a nordic viking in a dragon boat resembling the bear lake monster...

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Legend of the Bear Lake Monster

The Bear Lake monster has captivated people in the region for centuries, with tales that range from the believable to the bizarre.

...

Live Nation Concerts

All the artists coming to Utah First Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly USANA Amp) this summer

Summer concerts are more than just entertainment; they’re a celebration of life, love, and connection.

Mother and cute toddler child in a little fancy wooden cottage, reading a book, drinking tea and en...

Visit Bear Lake

How to find the best winter lodging in Bear Lake, Utah

Winter lodging in Bear Lake can be more limited than in the summer, but with some careful planning you can easily book your next winter trip.

Happy family in winter clothing at the ski resort, winter time, watching at mountains in front of t...

Visit Bear Lake

Ski more for less: Affordable ski resorts near Bear Lake, Utah

Plan your perfect ski getaway in Bear Lake this winter, with pristine slopes, affordable tickets, and breathtaking scenery.

F-35 Demonstration Team to hold behind-the-scenes performance Friday