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Part 2 of 3, you can see part 1 here
With the Pitts taxiing in to park I left to check out the two newest planes in the Air Force’s arsenal the F-35 Lightning II and the F-22 Raptor Both were roped off and surrounded by guards, sadly the F-22 didn’t fly this year as it did a few years ago when I was unable to go. Both are very sleek machines to say the least, but finding a good angle was tough with the cluttered and boring background, crowds, ropes, and limited area around the planes. Getting in tight was about the only thing to do. Sure wish they had flown…
F-22 Raptor F-35 Lightning IIF-35 Lightning IIF-22 and F-35 tail ends are all angles!The F-35’s Electro-optical target system (EOTS) Look at the size of that afterburner!The F-22’s Nozzle petals wide open
Make sure to click through to see much much more with lots of Flight Demos and two of my favorite planes in a Heritage flight.