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Airframe Details for F-22 #4003




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Aircraft: : 4003 (91-4003)
LM Aero T/V 4003
Plant LMASC
Local C/N 4003
Delivered USAF 91-003
F-22A Block 2
Current USAF 91-003
F-22A Block 2
Status [pre]
Rolled off the production line on May 22, 1999 and flew for the first time on March 6, 2000. It is the only F-22 block 2 built.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Feb 2000 [act] 91-003 F-22A Block 2
Nov 2003 [act] 91-003 USAF 411 FLTS 'ED' F-22A Block 2
28 Sep 2004 [msh] 91-003 USAF 411 FLTS 'ED' F-22A Block 2
11.7G
Airframe was overstressed during tests with two external tanks. G-load limiter was exceeded when control was lost after the aircraft passed through the wake of an F-16. Maximum was to be 7.3 Gs but actually climbed to 11.7 Gs. Flight control software was found to be the problem. The aircraft landed safely but never flew again.
29 Sep 2004 [i/a] 91-003 'ED' F-22A Block 2
Apr 2007 [i/a] 91-003 'FF' F-22A Block 2
Airframe is at Wright Patterson AFB's National Museum of the Air Force beign restored to F-22A colors. It will replace the YF-22 that is currently on display and it is projected by the end of July 2007 to complete restoration.
18 Jan 2008 [pre] 91-003 'FF' F-22A Block 2
F-22 Raptor Exhibit Opening Ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Dayton, Ohio.


Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available



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