The F-35’s premier performance in the skies above Le Bourget Airport is Lockheed Martin's answer to years of assertions that the fifth-generation stealth fighter is a waste of taxpayer money and will be no match for potential adversaries. Now, the company hopes to turn the page on the F-35’s checkered past and shift focus to what it does best: fight. Lockheed test pilot Billie Flynn, who flew the much-anticipated F-35 aerial demonstration at the Paris Air Show, showcased ...

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