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

First three F-35A Joint Strike Fighters at Tyndall AFB As the US Air Force (USAF) continues to evolve by modernizing… Read More

10 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

3 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 years ago