The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Air Force will hold this week their first joint exercise involving F-22A stealth fighters temporarily deployed at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa.
Just like in NASCAR, a good pit crew can make or break a team. When tankers aren't in the sky to refuel fighters, pilots take advantage of a pit.
The Pratt & Whitney F119 engine, powering the F-22 Raptor, exceeded 40,000 production flight hours in April, a major milestone for the engine program.
Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed radar flight-test certification for the fourth-generation variant of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the F-22 Raptor.
The US Air Force is to modify its training program for the F-22A Raptor. Pilots who are in their very first stage of flight training will receive interim instruction on the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Air Combat Command's award-winning acceptance team in Marietta, Ga., is setting the precedent on how the Air Force accepts airplanes.
The 411th Flight Test Squadron began integration testing of the F-22A Raptor and the GBU-39/B Small-Diameter Bomb here in February.
The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday said it is fixing technological glitches in roughly 87 F-22 fighters after several aircraft computer systems were disabled earlier this month during a test flight.
"Undercover" is an understatement for the F-22A Raptor. A point clearly illustrated by pilots of the 94th FS, who delivered an aerial sucker punch to the seasoned Red Force opponents during the F-22A's debut at Red Flag Feb. 3 -16.
Recent "Red Flag" air combat exercises at Nellis Air Force Base have been dominated by the F-22 again. After a two-decade development program and tons of criticism about its price tag, the F-22 is proving to be worth every penny.
Finally after much delay two F-22s of 1st FW wing arrive over the skies of the Southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Saturday. Eight more arrived on Sunday after flying in from Hawaii.
The F-22 Raptor flew in its first Red Flag exercise that started Feb. 3 at Nellis AFB, showcasing its stealth, super cruise and other advantages absent in legacy fighters.
Representatives from the U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin gathered at Marietta, Ga., Feb 12, 2007, to see and accept the Pacific Air Forces' first F-22.
12 F-22 Raptors of 27th FS, which were due to arrive at Kadena Air Force Base on Sunday have been delayed without word. No new dates for this deployment have been announced.
The F-22 Raptor team is the recipient of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) 2006 Robert J. Collier Trophy, considered America's most prestigious award for aeronautical and space development.