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US Air Force accidently releases pic of Area 51

Top spot from my US colleague Stephen Trimble here. On the face of it, the photo – very nice though it is – shows a Lockheed Martin F-22 flying over the Nevada desert on Exercise Red Flag. So much, so what. But as Trimble points out, in the background you can clearly see the runway […]

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Fighter evolution

USAF Heritage Flight

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Friday’s slightly abstract image

As it’s nearly the weekend, I thought I’d go for somethingf slightly different. So here’s a picture of a Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor reflected in a crewman’s visor while refueling. Credit: US Air Force

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Resplendent Raptor

A Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor flies in an air combat training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range on March 13, 2012. The F-22 pictured here belongs to the USAF’s 1st Fighter Wing based at of Langley AFB, Virginia. Credit: US Air Force/Staff Sgt Christopher Hubenthal

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So, farewell, then F-22

A sad day in aviation history yesterday (no, not Southwest’s order for the 737 Max) as the final Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor rolled off the manufacturer’s Marietta, Georgia production line. The fifth-generation fighter has been in production since 1997. Credit: Lockheed Martin

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Supersonic Flyby

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft executes a supersonic flyby overthe flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C.Stennis (CVN 74) while under way in the Gulf of Alaska June 22, 2009.Stennis is participating in Alaska’s largest military training exerciseNorthern Edge 2009, a joint exercise that focuses on detecting andtracking units at […]

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F-22 to communicate with stealth and non stealth aircraft

The US Air Force has cleared a five-year upgrade project to allow the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor to communicate with other stealthy – and perhaps some non-stealthy – aircraft types. The project will cost roughly $900 million. Continue reading…

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F-22 in the rain

©spw @ AirSpace This picture of an F-22 Raptor has been entered to the Menace category of this year’s Flight International front cover competition.

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F-22 Raptor flies at RAF Fairford

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Red Arrows & F-22 Raptor Formation

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