Tyndall Air Force Base

Lightning has struck! First three F-35A Joint Strike Fighters Touch Down at Tyndall AFB

Lightning has struck! First three F-35A Joint Strike Fighters Touch Down at Tyndall AFB

Tyndall AFB, Florida, has officially started the transition from an air dominance training mission towards becoming a fully combat capable… Read More

4 months ago

Students transform from not knowing how to fly the F-22 to being the next generation of air dominance professionals: Raptor FTU kicks off inaugural F-22 basic flying course at Langley

The future F-22 pilots are assigned to the 71st Fighter Squadron (the Raptor formal training unit, FTU) and will undergo… Read More

5 months ago

F-22 Raptor Formal Training Unit begins move from Eglin Air Force Base to Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Following the Hurricane Michael, Tyndall-assigned F-22 Raptor jets were temporarily relocated to Eglin Air Force Base where they continued to… Read More

9 months ago

As Tyndall prepares to transition to the F-35, the base retires an F-22 Raptor and sends it to Hill Aerospace Museum

The F-22 Raptor will slowly phase out as the 325th Fighter Wing prepares to transition from a training focus to… Read More

12 months ago

QF-16 modification line at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville delivers final “Zombie Viper” Full Scale Aerial Target

The QF-16 “Zombie Viper” was delivered to the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City,… Read More

1 year ago

F-15EX Eagle II fires an AIM-120D AMRAAM Air-to-Air Missile for the First Time

Flying over the Gulf of Mexico, the US Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX Eagle II, successfully fired an AIM-120D… Read More

2 years ago

Following Environmental Study, USAF approves moving F-22 Raptor training unit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., has been approved by the USAF as the new location for the 325th Fighter Wing (FW),… Read More

2 years ago

Tyndall Air Force Base to host three new squadrons of F-35A Lightning II

A Record of Decision was issued by the US Air Force (USAF) making Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB) the official… Read More

3 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

This Cool Photo Shows the Different Colors of F-22’s Composite Materials and Stealthy Paint

Because of hurricane Michael (October 2018), the whole Tyndall F-22 Raptor fleet was distributed to other bases, hence the TY… Read More

4 years ago

F-22 Raptor that Crash Landed More than Seven Years Ago Takes to the Air again

Major Philip "Stonewall" Johnson from Hill AFB 514th Flight Test Squadron made a successful flight in the F-22. In October… 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

4 years ago

F-22 Training Could Return to Tyndall. At Least for a While.

Rep. Neal Dunn (R-Fla.), the congressman representing Tyndall AFB, wants F-22 stealth fighters to temporarily return to the recovering base… Read More

4 years ago

Now it’s Official: USAF to Base F-35 Stealth Fighters at Tyndall AFB

The Trump administration is confirming that Tyndall AFB that was devastated by Hurricane Michael will be rebuilt so it can house… Read More

4 years ago

F-22s, F-35s complete first post-Hurricane Combat Archer air-to-air exercise

F-22s from the 27th Fighter Squadron and F-35s from the 58th Fighter Squadron successfully flew over 140 sorties and fired… Read More

5 years ago

USAF suggests trading Tyndall’s F-22s with up to 3 squadrons of F-35s

"The F-35 is a game-changer with its unprecedented combination of lethality, survivability, and adaptability. Bringing this new mission to Tyndall… Read More

5 years ago

Most badly damaged F-22s now flyable and ready to take off from Tyndall

The final F-22s will leave Tyndall for more in-depth assessment and maintenance at Langley by Nov. 6 The most badly… Read More

5 years ago