Video shows Hawaiian-style F-22 Raptor operations

Apr 27 2013 - 1 Comment

The following video, shows F-22 Raptor stealth fighters flown by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron takinv off during an early morning 14-ship sortie rotation.

Note at the 00:30 mark the surfer carrying his surfboard and walking next to the airport’s fence as one of the radar-evading planes taxies: a scene that can be seen only at the Hawaii….

F-22 surfer

As the units were being readied to declare FOC (Full Operational Capability), on Apr. 7, the squadrons launched and recovered a record number of sorties which is the most executed by these squadrons on a single day since the conversion to the F-22s.

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