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Nov. 6, 2019

"First to the Fight": F-22 Raptor and T-38 Talon train over Atlantic

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors and U.S. Air Force T-38 Talons from the 1st Fighter Wing fly in formation of the Atlantic Ocean during training off the coast of Virginia, Oct. 30, 2019. The 1st Fighter Wing is home to the 94th Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Squadron and the 71st Fighter Training Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

March 27, 2019

Refurbished aircraft provides operational training

The CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60M Blackhawks are advanced multi-purpose helicopters but with a different set of missions. However, one thing is consistent with both aircraft – the U.S. Army Soldiers that work on them. The 128th Aviation Brigade ensures that the Soldiers’ training is realistic, relevant, and rigorous, enabling them to make a positive impact at their first duty assignment. One of the ways the Soldiers are trained is with the various Chinook and the Blackhawk trainers.

Oct. 15, 2018

Langley AFB hosts Tyndall AFB F-22s

F-22 Raptors stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, that were evacuated to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, ahead of Hurricane Michael arrived at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, where they will operate temporarily and continue to train to provide combat air power for America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior

Aug. 6, 2018

Raptor Demo zooms across Canada

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at the Cold Lake Air Show at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Canada, July 21-22.

May 15, 2018

F-22 Demo Team brings show home to Hampton Roads

“Seeing them fly at Langley every day never gets old,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeff Baskin, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team dedicated crew chief. “I am excited for our neighbors to see the F-22 show, and hope it makes them proud.”

April 19, 2018

F-22 Raptor Demo Team rockets through FIDAE

U.S. Air Force members from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio air and trade show in Santiago, Chile April 2-7, 2018.

April 3, 2018

F-22 Raptor Demo Team soars through West Coast

U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul “Loco” Lopez, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team pilot, and his team finished their first air show of the season at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Az., March 17, 2018.

Sept. 20, 2017

OH-58D ‘Kiowa Warrior’ takes final flight

The U.S. Army Aviation Development Directorate flew the Army’s final OH-58D “Kiowa Warrior” flight from Felker Army Airfield at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Sept. 19, 2017.

July 25, 2017

Security, modernization projects come to Felker

Joint Base Langley-Eustis will begin several construction projects at Felker Army Airfield to keep up with constantly evolving technological developments in security and operations. The first of these projects includes new access gates to the airfield, providing additional security while minimizing the deer population on and around the runways.

May 3, 2017

Weapons load competition honors fallen Airmen

The 1st Maintenance Group hosted a Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition between the 27th and 94th Aircraft Maintenance Units, April 28, 2017. On this occasion, the quarterly competition, which gives Airmen from each AMU the opportunity to showcase their proficiency in loading aircraft munitions, held a deeper meaning as the weapons teams paid tribute to recently fallen Airmen: Senior Airmen Sara Toy and Austin Terrell, and Staff Sgt. Alexandria Morrow.