F-22 Raptors from the 1st Fighter Wing and 192nd Fighter Wing, participate in a total force exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 28, 2019. Both wings partnered with 633rd Air Base Wing during the Phase 1 exercise to showcase their readiness and deployability of the F-22s.
The F-22 Raptor Demo Teams perform during Thunder and Lighting Over Arizona at Davis-Monthan AFB, March 23, 2019. The two-day air show featured several aerial acts to include the F-35 Demo Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Alexander Cook)
F-22 Demo Team pilot, Major "Loco" Lopez performs during a demo team practice on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, February 13th, 2019.The team performs precision aerial maneuvers to showcase the capabilities of the F-22 Raptors, as well as educate the public about the 5th generation aircraft.
U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors arrive at Travis Air Force Base, California, prior to the “Thunder Over the Bay” Air Show at Travis Air Force Base, California, March 25, 2019. In addition to the F-22 Raptor, the two-day event featured performances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team, U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, flyovers, and static displays. The event honored hometown heroes like police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers and ordinary citizens whose selfless work made their communities safer and enhanced the quality of life.
An F-22 Raptor takes off after Raptors from the 3rd Wing and 477th Fighter Group participated in a close formation taxi, known as an Elephant Walk, March 26, 2019, during a Polar Force exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
F-22 Raptors from the 3rd Wing and 477th Fighter Group participate in a close formation taxi, known as an Elephant Walk, March 26, 2019, during a Polar Force exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. This two-week exercise gives squadrons an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities to forward deploy and deliver overwhelming combat airpower.