Tag: air superiority

USAF celebrates first flight of F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighter
The way the USAF is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has noted that the way the U.S. Air Force (USAF) is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots. For example according GAO, stealth...
Here are some cool photos of PLAAF J-11 jet fighters conducting night flight training missions
The Shenyang J-11 is a single-seat, twin-engine jet fighter, whose airframe is based on the Soviet-designed Sukhoi Su-27 air superiority fighter Taken on Mar. 9, 2018 the beautiful photos in this post show J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) under the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducting night flying training missions...
This cool infographic gives you an overview about the unique F-22 Raptor capabilities
The F-22A Raptor’s sophisticated aerodynamic design, advanced flight controls and thrust vectoring allows it to outmaneuver any known aircraft The interesting Infographic in this post provides some interesting facts about USAF premier air superiority fighter, the F-22A Raptor. As explained by Bennie J. Davis III, in the article Airframe: F-22 Raptor, the F-22A is a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth technology,...
The aircraft, an F-15C Eagle, is the first F-15 assigned to a Nellis AFB unit to hit the 10,000 hour milestone Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours Story by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors - she’s currently grey...