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Air Combat Command's F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team performed for spectators during Tampa Bay AirFest 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 12-13, 2018. F-22 Demo Team brings show home to Hampton Roads
“Seeing them fly at Langley every day never gets old,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeff Baskin, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team dedicated crew chief. “I am excited for our neighbors to see the F-22 show, and hope it makes them proud.”
0 5/15
2018
U.S. Air Force members from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio air and trade show in Santiago, Chile April 2-7, 2018. F-22 Raptor Demo Team rockets through FIDAE
U.S. Air Force members from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio air and trade show in Santiago, Chile April 2-7, 2018.
0 4/19
2018
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cheryl Buehn, 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38A Talon nstructor pilot, poses in front of T-38A Talons at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 27, 2018. Fighter pilot takes inspiration to new heights
“I hear at times in my uniform out and about in daily life, ‘do they let women fly?’” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cheryl Buehn, the only female instructor pilot in the 71st Fighter Training Squadron. “I don’t think they realize they’re asking a female fighter pilot. So I take a breath and I say, ‘absolutely. They let women fly fighters, tankers, RPAs, everything. Both men and women fly a lot of different platforms, and everyone is important to the fight right now.’”
0 3/28
2018
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Champ, 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38 Talon pilot, boards an aircraft before flight at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 14, 2017. From aggressor to unmatched 5th gen aerial breacher
Air-to-air combat is fast paced and requires the right aircraft and a well-trained pilot. The pilot needs to have a fast reaction speed and the know-how to make the right decisions at the right time, which is why the some 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38 pilots are selected to fly the very aircraft they oppose in their training mission, the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor.
0 11/01
2017
U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, taxis on the runway during ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 14, 2017. The 1st Fighter Wing hosted the exercise to focus on greater integration of the U.S. Air Force's fifth-generation capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese) Atlantic Trident 2017 leverages fifth-gen capabilities
The 1st Fighter Wing is on its second week of Atlantic Trident 2017, an exercise at at Joint Base Langley-Eustis focusing on leveraging fifth-generation fighter capabilities with partnering nations.
0 4/19
2017
A U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon, British Royal Air Force Typhoon, French air force Rafale and U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fly in formation as part of a Trilateral Exercise held at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Dec. 7, 2015. The 1st Fighter Wing hosted the exercise which focuses on operations in a highly-contested operational environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman) JBLE hosts Atlantic Trident 2017
U.S. Air Force Airmen will partner with the Royal Air Force and the French Air Force for a second trilateral exercise beginning April 12 through April 28, 2017, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.
0 3/24
2017
President Donald J. Trump arrives on Air Force One to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 2, 2017. Joint Base Langley-Eustis provides mission ready Airmen and Soldiers who deploy at a moment’s notice to support combatant commanders engaged in expeditionary, joint and coalition operations world-wide.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daylena S. Ricks) JBLE welcomes President Trump
President Donald J. Trump greeted a crowd of service members, their families and friends as he made his first official visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the Tidewater military community, March 2.
0 3/02
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, stows parachute lines on a T-38 Talon drogue parachute at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 27, 2017. The AFE parachute shop inspects parachutes regularly to ensure its proper deployment in case of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) AFE: One stitch between life, death
“When someone’s life is in your hands, you have to be cognizant that their life depends on you...You only get one chance.” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, eluding to what could happen to a pilot if technicians, like him, did not do their job correctly.
0 3/01
2017
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete during the 1st Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 29, 2016. During the quarterly competition, three-person teams from the 27th and 94th AMUs competed to correctly load two AIM-9 missiles and a GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition the fastest. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin) 94th, 27th AMUs face off in quarterly competition

0 8/03
2016
Default Air Force Logo AF commanders aim to ensure smooth take-off for F-35A
Wing commanders from U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II units met at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, July 20-21 to discuss integration of the two aircraft. The conference focused on joint training, maintenance techniques, manpower and strategies to develop successful integration the F-35A as a part of the joint team of fighter aircraft.
0 7/25
2016
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