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See the Future: The F-35 Lightning II

See the Future: The F-35 Lightning II

Learn about the F-35 Lightning II at Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Airshow.

The Finnish Aeronautical Association is hosting the event at Jyväskylä Airport, Tikkakoski, Finland, June 16-17, 2018. The Finnish Air Force is celebrating their 100th anniversary, so this will be a show to remember!

Tech Zone and STEM Center Powered by Lockheed Martin

Want to be a pilot? Check out the Tech Zone and STEM Center powered by Lockheed Martin to “fly” an F-35 in virtual reality! Or have your "pilot" photo taken inside the cockpit. Airshow attendees can sit in a full-scale model of the F-35 and are encouraged to share their photos using #FutureFighterF35.

The Tech Zone and STEM Center offers visitors an opportunity to receive a truly immersive F-35 experience. Participate in hands-on STEM activities and complete the F-35 Tech Zone Mission for the chance to take home an F-35 model!

Within our Tech Zone, you can visit four areas:

Mission 1: Explore the F-35 in Virtual Reality

  • Climb on board our famous F-35 fighter jet and learn how to build a plan in our virtual reality hangar.

Mission 2: Fly the F-35 Over Finland

  • Fly an F-35 over Finland and embrace the country’s true beauty from a bird’s-eye view.

Mission 3: F-35 Aerial Demonstration

  • Hop in the cockpit and experience the amazing F-35 aerial demonstration like never before.

Mission 4: Take a Selfie with the F-35 Full Scale Model

  • Marvel at a full-scale model of our unequaled F-35 and learn about the 5th generation jet’s transformation capabilities.

About the Mission:

F-35 Tech Zone Mission is an interactive activity for airshow attendees to complete during their visit to the Lockheed Martin Tech Zone and STEM Center. Attendees must complete the assigned tasks within the four distinct tech zones to achieve mission success. After attendees finish a task, they will receive a mission badge. When they receive the required number of badges from each tech zone, they will have achieved mission success and will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.