Lt. Col. David Piffarerio, 302nd Fighter Squadron commander, flew his 1,000 flight hour in the F-22 Raptor on November 4th, making him the first Air Force pilot to do so.
The U.S. Air Force ended the stand-down of all 170 jets after 12 incidents of pilots' experiencing hypoxia. With a mystery still swirling around why some pilots became light-headed while flying F-22 Raptors, the jets returned to the skies Wednesday nearly five months after the nation's fleet was grounded.
Since the four-month safety stand-down order was issued on the F-22 Raptor, the first of Tyndall's F-22s launched over the skies of the Emerald Coast to kick off the return to official flying operations.
Air Force F-22 pilots are losing their training edge as the Raptor fleet enters its fourth month of a grounding, the Air Force Times reported.
Almost two years after its reactivation, the 8th Fighter Squadron held its inactivation ceremony May 13 on the 8th FS trim pad.
Airmen of the 90th Fighter Squadron, known as the Dicemen, participated in a realistic combat-training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. known as Red Flag.
The U.S. Air Force has grounded its fleet of F-22 Raptors, citing concerns over the aircraft’s oxygen system.
An F-22 Raptor successfully flew at supercruise, March 18 on a 50/50 fuel blend of conventional petroleum-based JP-8 and biofuel derived from Camelina, a weed-like plant not used for food.
The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is logging a deployment-intensive pace in early 2011 following a busy 2010, and Lockheed Martin continues to provide key support to the fleet as the Raptor projects power globally.
Lockheed Martin Corp has received a $726.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the F-22 Raptor fleet.
The top leadership in the U.S. Department of Defense is out of their depth when considering what air domination capability is good to defend America.
The U.S. Air Force confirmed on Friday that the F-22 Raptor pilot that crashed in Alaska earlier this week during a night time training mission perished in the accident.
Search-and-rescue aircraft have discovered the apparent wreckage of an Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The 90th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Wing, deployed F-22s and personnel to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 30, to participate in exercise Combat Archer, the air-to-air evaluation portion of the United States Air Force's Weapons Systems Evaluation Program.
The 19th Fighter Squadron came home to Hickam during a realignment and assumption of command ceremony on October 4 at the Hawaii National Guard's Hangar 3400.