30 Jul '12, 10am

F-22 Raptors Arrive in Okinawa: The first contingent of United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptor stealth fight...

F-22 Raptors Arrive in Okinawa: The first contingent of United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptor stealth fight...

One of eight F22A landing at Kadena AFB in Okinawa, Japan following the cross-ocean flight from the USA. The first contingent of United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptor stealth fighters arrived at Kadena Air Force Base located on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa on 28 July. USAF leaders see this deployment as an opportunity to demonstrate that the oxygen problems that have plagued the F-22 have been resolved and to highlight the safety and superior capabilities of the aircraft. Eight of the Lockheed Martin Raptors landed at Kadena early Saturday evening with an additional four aircraft scheduled to arrive in the near future. The Air Force has been quoted as saying that this deployment represents the first step towards a return to “normal” operations. In flying to Okinawa, the aircraft followed a flight path that ensured the pilots had a landing site within range i...

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