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The F-22 Raptor is back in the air

As jet fighters are concerned, the F-22 Raptor is simply the best. So we were a bit surprised to hear a few months ago that this incredible jet fighter was grounded because of oxygen problems. The system actually did not work on several occasions causing hypoxia for some pilots who nearly crashed due to the lack of oxygen in the cockpit. This problem was so serious that the F-22 Raptor was grounded for 4 months, which is a very unusual move. But it reflects the positive view of the US officials not to put lives at risk, even though the F-22 represents America’s power. As a consequence, it did not participate in the Libyan War.

We are now pleased to see that the problems have been fixed as the F-22 Raptor has been cleared for take-off. This is one amazing jet fighter, and we are all sad not to be able to fly this jet fighter unfortunately, but very happy to see this beauty in the air again. The F-22 benefits from thrust vectoring, allowing the jet fighter to change direction of the nozzle, and hence increasing maneuverability. Check out this video of an F-22 spinning flat. This is amazing. We may have to wait for a long long time, when the F-22 is decommissioned to be able for a private individual to buy one and offer jet fighter rides on the aircraft. In the meantime, you can enjoy to fly a jet fighter with us in one of our jets, the L39 Albatros or the Fouga Magister. Which is also an awesome experience.