F-22 takes first supersonic ride
- Lockheed Martin Gives F-35 Flight Test Progress and Delivery Update. // Defense Daily International;7/29/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 29, p6
The article presents information on the progress and delivery update of the F-35 Flight Test program which is issued by Lockheed Martin [LMT]. According to a Lockheed Martin, the F-35 Lightning II Generation program remains ahead of schedule for test flights. It has accomplished 518 flights...
- Additional F-22 Testing Planned, Despite Increased Costs. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/2/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 14, p48
Focuses on United States Air Force officials' request for an extension of scheduled test program for the F-22 planes. Problems in building the first batch of F-22 planes; Inability to compress the flight test program; Elimination of fear of an immediate production line shutdown.
- An F-22 prototype broke the sound. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/19/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 16, p26
States that an F-22 prototype broke the sound barrier for the first time on October 10, 1998. The supersonic mission as the last performance criterion required by the Defense Acquisition Board for the advanced tactical fighter program; Details of the F-22's flight; Performance; Maneuverability...
- Agile Edge. Norris, Guy // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/9/2008, Vol. 168 Issue 23, p39
The article reports on the launch of the newly developed, 757-based Agile Integration Laboratory (AIL) for the Lockheed Martin F-22 stealth fighter of Boeing. It says that this new AIL is expected to make its first check-out flight in the third week of June 2008, marking its return to military...
- The Corps Goes Vertical with The Harrier. Kristy, Ben // Naval Aviation News;Summer2011, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p24
The article focuses on the use of the U.S. Marine Corps of the first AV-8A Harriers for four decades, since 1971. It says that the deployment of AV-8A Harriers marks the 40th anniversary celebration of the tactical aviation team vertical/ short take-off and landing (V/STOL) in the U.S. on...
- F-22 Raptor: Air dominance for the 21st century. // Advanced Materials & Processes;May98, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p23
Features the F-22 airplane. Materials used for the airplane; Capabilities; Fuselage; Wings; Landing gear; Composite parts; Resin transfer molding; Composite pivot shaft. INSET: Raptor and other Air Force birds of prey..
- Mid-section shipped. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/9/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p13
Informs that Lockheed Martin's Tactical Aircraft Systems shipped the first F-22 mid-fuselage section from Fort Worth, Texas to Marietta, Georgia in September 1996. Description of the mid-fuselage; First flight scheduled for May 1997.
- Air force awards contracts to start advanced tactical fighter development. Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/12/1991, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p44
Announces that Donald J. Yockey, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, has directed the Air Force to reprogram funds from Fiscal 1993-97 and has awarded contracts worth $11 billion to begin engineering and manufacturing development of the F-22 advanced tactical fighter airframe and engine. ...
- Liquid cooling saves space in F-22 avionics. Sewell, Kelly // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the use of liquid flow-through cooling to enable avionics designers to boost the output of power supplies on the US Air Force Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 jet fighter. Reduction of the number of power supplies necessary to run the aircraft's common integrated processor by half; Use of...