RETURN OF THE RAPTORS

USAF F-22A Raptors undertook a training deployment to RAF Lakenheath in October, as Darren Willmin of Aviation in Action reports

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Six more Raptors arrived at RAF Lakenheath on October 17. They flew in on their way home to Langley AFB, Virginia at the end of a deployment in the Middle East
Dino Carrara

The 48th Fighter Wing (FW) at RAF Lakenheath recently hosted six Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptors on a flying training deployment (FTD). They arrived on October 8. This was the type’s first appearance at the Suffolk base since 12 F-22As from the 325th FW at Tyndall AFB, Florida visited in April 2016.

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