A Video Proves US F-22 Raptor's Capability in the Unstoppable Sky

A Video Proves US F-22 Raptor's Capability in the Unstoppable Sky
A Video Proves US F-22 Raptor's Capability in the Unstoppable Sky

International Military - Perhaps having a job as a fighter pilot may never be imagined in your mind. Being at a height with certain missions in a fighter plane seems to be interesting to watch. Including how fighter pilots fly the F-22 Raptor belonging to the United States (US), the most advanced fighter aircraft in the world.

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Interestingly, ordinary people can now see how the condition of F-22 pilots when flying fighter planes in the sky. Because a video uploaded by the F-22 Demonstration Team account on Twitter @F22DemoTeam shows the F-22 flying in the sky.

According to 19fortyfive.com, the popular saying about aviators is that there are 'old pilots, and there are brave pilots, but no brave old pilots'. However, members of the United States Air Force Command's F-22 Demonstration Team may be the first to tell you that their daring style of flying keeps them young at heart.

Based at Langley Air Force Base (AFB), the team performed precision aerial maneuvers that demonstrated the unique capabilities of the fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. Each year, the team regularly performs at air shows and other events throughout the United States and Canada.

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Reporting from 19fortyfive.com, in addition to flying into the wild, team members also visited local schools, hospitals and community events. The team then regularly performs with the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation to showcase modern fighter jets flying in formation with World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War era aircraft.

The aerobatic display team has flown the F-22 since 2007, when the Air Force approved the aircraft for demonstration, replacing the Air Combat Command's F-15C demonstration team, which made its last high-performance flight on May 1, 2009.

The F-22 team participated in its debut air show at Tyndall AFB in March 2007, and since then has performed in hundreds of demonstrations around the world. Last April, the flyers even appeared in Santiago, Chile.

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The F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team demonstration included power loops, splits and tailslides, as well as a high-speed trajectory, a maneuver based on maneuvers designed for combat operations but performed at significantly lower altitudes than most pilots certified to fly.

The US Air Force's F-22 is widely considered to be the most dominant fighter aircraft in the world. As the premier air superiority fighter, the F-22 Raptor is highly regarded for its dogfighting capabilities and air-to-air maneuverability attributes which many argue separately fall into the superior category compared to other potential competitors.

Additionally, the aircraft's twin engines produce more thrust than current combat engines, while the F-22's advanced aero design, advanced flight controls, thrust vectoring and high thrust-to-weight ratio provide the ability to outperform all currents and other aircraft projections.

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The 14-member team is currently led by Major Joshua Gunderson, an experienced fighter pilot with more than 1,700 flight hours on the F-15C Eagle and F-22A Raptor. For those unable to see the F-22 Demonstration Team in person, the group regularly shares highlights from the air show on social media.

This week, it offers images and videos from the recent 41st Geneseo Air Show at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, New York. For the Memorial Day weekend getaway, the team posted a minute-long video to social media highlighting the special 'Dedication Pass', a high-speed low-curved pass made in memory of and honoring fallen service members who paid the highest price for our freedom.

Reporting from Military Today, the F-22 Raptor air superiority fighter is barely visible to radar. This aircraft carries a variety of powerful weaponry. It is the most advanced and most expensive production fighter to date.

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Its advanced aircraft was adopted in 2003. It was never offered to export customers, not even other allies and NATO countries. Currently it is the best fighter aircraft ever built.

The raptor engines allow the aircraft to supercruise over long distances, while the thrust vector nozzle, combined with the triplex fly-by-wire flight control system, makes it highly maneuverable.

A new fighter requirement was issued in the early 1980s, which would replace the F-15 Eagle. The United States designed this aircraft to restore the technological advantage the United States had enjoyed over the years over Russia and other Western countries.

That eroded somewhat in the mid-1980s when Russia introduced the highly capable Su-27 air superiority fighter, which could meet the F-15 Eagle with similar requirements, and the MiG-29 multi-role fighter.

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The F-22 began life as a direct air superiority fighter. However, since its introduction, this aircraft does not have a formidable air threat from fighter aircraft of other countries. It later evolved into a multi-role fighter, as ground attack capabilities were added.

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