- Why 2K? It Just Is. // Armada International;Aug/Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p96
Reports on the surpassing of the 2000th flight hour milestone by the U.S. Air Force-led F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base in California during the summer of 2002.
- Testing, Testing, Testing Puts F-22 Budget at Risk. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/14/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 7, p24
Reports on the United States Air Force's review of the remainder of its F-22 engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase to manage its test schedule. Congressionally imposed cap levied on the program; December 2005 in-service date for the F-22 stealth fighter; Problems that have...
- Air Force Chief Wants Faster F-35 Buy. Malenic, Marina // Defense Daily;5/20/2009, Vol. 242 Issue 35, p1
The article reports on Norton Schwartz, the U.S. Air Force chief of staff, who has said that the Air Force would prefer a more rapid production rate for the F-35 Lightening II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) to boost its tactical aircraft fleet before fourth-generation fighter jets begin retiring in...
- F-22 Flight Tests Paced By Aircraft Availability. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/16/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 16, p53
Reports on the United States Air Force's plan to shorten its F-22 test program. Campaign to reduce combat performance goals to save testing time; Launch of AIM-120 drop tests by the F-22 Combined Test Force; Dedicated operational ad evaluation flights.
- JSF Jig. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/25/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on the response of General T. Michael Moseley, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, to the tradeoffs between F-35 and F-22 production. Moseley said that the delay in first flight of the multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter should not affect Air Force's flight testing program.
- F-22A RAPTOR GOES OPERATIONAL. // Defense AT&L;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p93
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force's most advanced weapon F-22A Raptor is certified ready for operational use. Now homeland defense missions can be taken up by the F-22A Raptor. F-22A IOC has made available a mix of air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities to the warfighters. The IOC...
- Tom Cruise To Sponsor F-82? // Air Classics;Jun2006, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p10
Reports on the agreement reached between the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) and Tom Cruise that will see Cruise assume sponsorship of the CAF rare North American Aviation F-82B Twin Mustang. Significance of the deal for the survivability of the aircraft; Historical background of the Twin...
- While Waiting for Godot... Grant, Peter // Armada International;Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p140
Focuses on upgrades applied to or required for specific in-service fighter aircraft. Upgrade pursued by the U.S. Air Force for its 15E Strike Eagles; Update on Canada's Boeing CF-188 A/B (CF-18) Hornet fleet; Agreement signed by Slovakia and the Russian government to upgrade its MiG-29 fighters.
- Remake, Remodel. Lok, Joris Janssen // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/14/2008, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p100
The article reports that the partner nations of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway, will soon be making decisions about ordering the next-generation fighter. These countries are also long-standing members of the F-16 European Participating Air Forces...