Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018 is back flying again after 5-years of restoration

F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018 is back flying again after 5-years of restoration

It was April 2018 when a failed takeoff at NAS Fallon, Nevada, left one of the 3rd Wing’s F-22 Raptors… Read More

1 year ago

The F-22 Raptor scores its second aerial kill after shooting down “high-altitude object” over Alaska by means of another AIM-9X Sidewinder

The F-22 has fired another AIM-9X missile to shot down an aerial object. This time it took place over Alaska.… Read More

1 year ago

Here are some photos of F-22 Raptor stealth fighters first airshow appearance in Eastern Europe

On Saturday Aug. 27, 2022 the Slovak International Air Fest hosted two USAF F-22 Raptor stealth fighters from 90th Fighter… Read More

2 years ago

The 525th Fighter Squadron becomes the third F-22 Raptor unit to win the Raytheon Trophy

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 525th Fighter Squadron recently won the 2021 Raytheon Trophy, which is awarded to the best air-to-air fighter… Read More

2 years ago

Maintenance Personnel tell the story behind the photo that shows a USAF F-15 badly damaged after being Hit by an AIM-9 fired by another USAF F-15

The unusual photo in this post features a USAF Elmendorf Air Force Base F-15 Eagle badly damaged after being accidentally… Read More

2 years ago

Crew Chiefs have almost finished to rebuild the F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018

With steady progress being made on the rebuild, the functional check flight for F-22 Raptor tail number AF-07-146 is now… Read More

2 years ago

F-22s, E-3s, HC-130Js, C-17s, and C-12s execute massive “Moose Walk” at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

These aircraft makeup the backbone of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) air defense in Alaska. Taken on May 5,… Read More

4 years ago

F-22 Raptor Involved in landing incident at Joint Base Langley-Eustis

The incident happened at about 1 p.m. and the F-22 pilot was taken to Joint Base Langley-Eustis for evaluation and… Read More

4 years ago

The Sad Story of Sitka 43, the C-17 that Crashed at JBER while practicing for an Upcoming Air Show

In 2018 ‘Sitka 43’ C-17 Globemaster III wreckage found a new purpose at the Air Force Safety Center (AFSEC) Crash… Read More

4 years ago

That Time a USAF F-15 Hit another USAF F-15 with an AIM-9 in the Skies Over Alaska

The F-15 pilot took evasive action but was unable to completely avoid the attack. He was not injured, but his… Read More

4 years ago

Tyndall’s F-22s Damaged During Hurricane Michael are now Fully Integrated in Alaska

Col. Robert Davis, commander of the 3rd Wing at Elmendorf, said six F-22s are flying with one in depot maintenance.… Read More

5 years ago

It Never Gets Old: Cool Video Shows Flight Test of Final F-22 Raptor

The final F-22 Raptor to be built for the USAF, tail number 4195, rolled off the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics assembly… Read More

5 years ago

Kadena F-15 that crashed last year was dogfighting with F-22

Investigators say the pilot experienced a negative G departure from controlled flight with a snap roll entry to the left… Read More

5 years ago

Check out video and photos of 24 F-22 Raptors showcasing Overwhelming Combat Airpower during Elephant Walk at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

The "elephant walk," comprised of 24 F-22 Raptor stealth fighters, a C-17 Globemaster III transport and an E-3 Sentry. On… Read More

5 years ago

F-22 Pilot that Belly Landed his Raptor last April at NAS Fallon Took Off with Incorrect Data

The investigation also found that the F-22 pilot prematurely retracted the landing gear and that day’s flight brief was inadequate… Read More

6 years ago

Video shows F-22 Raptor stealth fighters deploying to Kadena AB

A total of 14 F-22s will eventually be deployed to Kadena AB for about a month Taken on May 29,… Read More

6 years ago

Elmendorf F-22A Raptor crash lands at NAS Fallon after alleged left engine flameout

The F-22A pilot did not suffer serious injuries The pictures in this post were taken Apr. 13, 2018 and show… Read More

6 years ago