TITLE

F/A-22 Raptor arrives at Tyndall

AUTHOR(S)
Neely, Dan
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Airman;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the arrival of the Raptor delivered by Lt. Col. Jeffrey Harrigian in late September of 2003 in Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. Acceptance of Tyndall's first Raptor by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Simpson, a crew chief with the 43rd Aircraft Maintenace Unit; Plan of the officials of the base to get a new F/A-22 each month until the first lot of 23 arrive; Expected date for the start of the training of pilots.
ACCESSION #
11810906

 

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