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Fighter aircraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. Army called their fighters "pursuit" aircraft from 1916 until the late 1940s. . and the Soviet Union's Red Air Force needed to test their latest aircraft.
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United States Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the . As of 2009 the USAF operates 5573 manned aircraft in service (3990 USAF; 1213 . 5.3 C – Cargo transport; 5.4 E – Special electronic missions; 5.5 F – Fighters .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Air_Force


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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The aircraft was variously designated F-22 and F/A-22 during the years prior to . and Chinese fifth-generation fighter programs, a US ban on Raptor exports, and . The United States Air Force originally planned to order 750 ATFs at a cost of .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_F-22_Raptor

Photos of U.S. Air Force Fighter Aircraft in Action
F-15C Oregon Air National Guard F-15s. F-16. German MiG-29s fly in a historic formation with Nellis F-16 Fighting Falcons over the ranges during Red Flag .
http://usmilitary.about.com/od/airforcephotos/a/affighterphotos.htm

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Is the Air Force's F-22 fighter jet making pilots sick? - CBS News
May 6, 2012 . 60 Minutes on CBS News: Is the Air Force's F-22 fighter jet making pilots . 60 Minutes U.S. charter schools tied to powerful Turkish imam 2 of 9 .
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-57427432/is-the-air-forces-f-22-fighter-jet-making-pilots-sick/

FARK.com: (7083845) The US Air Force's new fighter jets can do ...
May 2, 2012 . The US Air Force's new fighter jets can do everything, and by everything we mean almost nothing, including fly very much (motherjones.com) .
http://www.fark.com/comments/7083845/The-US-Air-Forces-new-fighter-jets-can-do-everything-by-everything-we-mean-almost-nothing-including-fly-very-much

U.S. Air Force F-15C Fighter Jets Visit Tallinn, Estonia - April 23-24 ...
Apr 28, 2009 . Two U.S. Air Force F-15C fighter jets visited Tallinn on Thursday and Friday, April 23-24, 2009. The visit helped to underscore the strong and .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0nVPvH28gw

F-22A Raptor - Airforce Technology
The F-22A Raptor advanced tactical fighter entered service with the US Air . 12 F-22 jets were deployed at the Kadena Air Base from Langley Air Force Base in .
http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/f22/

US Mulls Fighter Jet Future | Flashpoints
Aug 8, 2011 . Despite uncertainties regarding the current generation of advanced fighter aircraft, the US Air Force is proceeding with the development of the .
http://the-diplomat.com/flashpoints-blog/2011/08/08/us-mulls-fighter-jet-future/


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The Death of the F-22 Fighter Plane - The Daily Beast
Sep 18, 2009 . No country on earth had an air force remotely capable of going up against the latest versions of the U.S. F-15 and F-18 fighter planes, much .
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2009/09/18/attack-of-the-drones.html

Premier U.S. Fighter Jet Has Major Shortcomings - Washington Post
Jul 10, 2009 . The United States' top fighter jet, the Lockheed Martin F-22, has . such as vulnerability to rain and other abrasion -- challenging Air Force and .
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/09/AR2009070903020.html

Fighter Pilots Claim Intimidation Over F-22 Raptor Jet Concerns ...
May 7, 2012 . PHOTO: U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jets are seen at the U.S.. U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jets are seen at the U.S. air base July 26, .
http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/fighter-pilots-claim-intimidation-22-raptor-jet-concerns/story?id=16294011

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US deploys F-22 fighter jets to UAE: officials | Aviation & Air Force ...
May 1, 2012 . The United States has deployed sophisticated F-22 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates amid deepening tensions between Iran and its .
http://www.defencetalk.com/us-deploys-f-22-fighter-jets-to-uae-officials-42125/

US deploys F-22s to base near Iran | Fox News
Apr 27, 2012 . The U.S. military has deployed several F-22s, the nation's most advanced . As one Air Force official put it, "this is America's premier fighter jet.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/04/27/us-deploys-f-22s-to-base-near-iran/

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LiveLeak.com - US Airforce Fighter Jet Targets Insurgent Car In Iraq
Nov 8, 2007 . US Airforce Fighter Jet Targets Insurgent Car In Iraq . Tags: iraq, war, us, airforce, USAF, fighter, jet, airstrike, strafe, shoot, bomb, ied, car, .
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=45d_1194527798

United States Air Force Pilots Fear Space-Age Fighter Jet -- NTDTV ...
May 2, 2012 . A “very small” number of United States Air Force pilots have requested to not fly the Air Force's F-22, General Mike Hostage told reporters at a .
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_northamerica/2012-05-02/some-pilots-fear-space-age-fighter-jet.html

USAF Aircraft & History - National Museum of the USAF - Air Force ...
Welcome to the National Museum of the United States Air Force online aircraft and history features. Here, you'll find detailed and specific information of interest .
http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/research/aircraft/index.asp

Libya war: US chopper shoots 6 villagers who welcomed Air Force F ...
Mar 22, 2011 . Crashed: Onlookers surround the wreckage of a U.S Air Force F-15E fighter jet after it crashed near the eastern city of Benghazi. Ruins: The .
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1368633/Libya-war-US-chopper-shoots-6-villagers-welcomed-Air-Force-F-15-crash-pilots.html

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