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Military Minute: Welcome Home Raptors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – After months of missions in the skies over Iraq and Syria, members of the 27th fighter squadron, aircraft maintenance unit and also members of the Virginia National Guard returned home to overjoyed family and friends. 21 more words

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F-22 Raptor Close Up

This is a photograph from the Fleet Week Air Show Rehearsal on Friday, October 7, 2016.   I love looking at aircraft.  I don’t really like reading, but I love my books about aircraft.  138 more words

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F-22 Raptor

Got a chance to see the F-22 Raptor again for the 6th time at the Battle Creek, MI airshow over the 4th of July weekend.  It’s an amazing plane that never ceases to amaze me with its maneuvering capabilities. 89 more words

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Air Force gives House classified report on restarting F-22 program

From the Washington Examiner website

The Air Force has provided the House a classified report on restarting the F-22 Raptor fighter jet program, congressional staff said Tuesday. 98 more words


Warbirds – F-117A Night Hawk

Today’s Warbirds article is on a decidedly ugly aircraft – the Lockheed Martin F-117A Night Hawk.  Pilots and aviation enthusiasts know the aircraft as “Nighthawk”, “woblin’ goblin”, or just plain “goblin”.  461 more words


Great photo of an F-22 Raptor in Flight!

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor approaches a KC-10 Extender from the 9th Air Refueling Squadron based out of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., to receive in-flight refueling during exercise Northern Edge 2017, May 4, 2017. 33 more words

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Military Minute: F-22 Raptor Stealth Maintenance

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Joint Base Langley Eustis is home to some of our military’s most advanced fighter jets. It is also home to a crew of tenacious inspectors and technicians who keep the F-22 in the sky and off enemy radar. 21 more words

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