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China’s J-31B Gyrfalcon ability to carry two missiles in each side weapon bay could set it apart from F-22 Raptor and J-20 stealth fighters
Military Aviation
China’s J-31B Gyrfalcon ability to carry two missiles in each side weapon bay could set it apart from F-22 Raptor and J-20 stealth fighters
USAF F-22 Raptor fleet surpasses 500,000 flight hours
Military Aviation
USAF F-22 Raptor fleet surpasses 500,000 flight hours
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-22 and F-35 it can’t achieve “weapons lock” on them
Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-22 and F-35 it can’t achieve “weapons lock” on them
SR-71 RSO recalls when USAF Chief of Staff warned Lockheed that trying to avoid SR-71 retirement would hurt chances to win the F-22 contract (and tells true story behind Blackbird retirement)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO recalls when USAF Chief of Staff warned Lockheed that trying to avoid SR-71 retirement would hurt chances to win the F-22 contract (and tells true story behind Blackbird retirement)
F-22 Raptor retirement in 2030 not likely as USAF plans to spend $7.8 Billion through fiscal year 2029
Military Aviation
F-22 Raptor retirement in 2030 not likely as USAF plans to spend $7.8 Billion through fiscal year 2029
USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens
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USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens
USAF F-16 Pilot explains why he would Rather Fly the F-35 in combat than the F-22 (even in a War against Russia or China)
Military Aviation
USAF F-16 Pilot explains why in a War against Russia or China he would Rather Fly the F-35 in combat than the F-22
Here’s why the F-22 Uses Rectangular Exhaust Nozzles (and F-35, Su-57 and Chinese Stealth Fighters don’t)
Military Aviation
The F-22 Uses Rectangular Exhaust Nozzles (and F-35, Su-57 and Chinese Stealth Fighters don’t), here’s why
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The right airplane at the wrong time: Naval Aviator involved in the ATF program explains why US continues to upgrade and produce F-15, F-16 and F/A-18 but not the F-22
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The right airplane at the wrong time: Naval Aviator involved in the ATF program explains why US continues to upgrade and produce F-15, F-16 and F/A-18 but not the F-22
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
US Naval Aviator explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F/A-18 pilot explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
411th Flight Test Squadron to flight test the NGAD: F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at Edwards AFB has transformed into Air Dominance Combined Test Force to test NGAD Family of Systems
Military Aviation
Naval Aviator involved in the ATF program explains why it’s time for the F-22 to be programmed for end-of-life, and replacement by the NGAD
Secret X-Plane Program Paved the Way for NGAD, Air Force Secretary reveals
Military Aviation
Secret X-Plane Program Paved the Way for NGAD, Air Force Secretary reveals
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)
Military Aviation
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)
Transfer of F-22 Formal Training Unit to Langley delayed until tactical air study will determine how many Raptors the USAF needs
Military Aviation
High Operating Costs, Low Production Run, Export ban: all the Shortfalls that Killed the F-22 Raptor Program
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‘The F-22 Raptor is the only jet that manufacturers teams watch fly at air shows,’ Lockheed Martin Flightline Quality Assurance Manager says
Airshows / Military Aviation
‘The F-22 Raptor is the only jet that manufacturers teams watch fly at air shows,’ Lockheed Martin Flightline Quality Assurance Manager says
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