posted on Sep, 22 2011 @ 04:40 PM
Looks like the only combat-capable 5th gen jets are about to go airborne again.
However, think that the life-support malfunction story is just a cover-up for something else because I know a Raptor flyboy who I talk to regularly
who has refused to tell me much (Even rumors that he may have heard) about this issue, while in the past he answered about each and every question
that I had about the F22. Only thing he was willing to tell me was that the grounding of the birds was for both fixing a few issues and "something
else that he was not willing to talk about" which told me a lot about the sensitivity of the "Something else" since in the past, he was more than
willing to disclose a lot of information about the Raptors flight-characteristics (Which is highly classified).
My own opinion aside, you people in the USA should feel a hell of a lot more safe, knowing that "frikkin" Raptors are again guarding the skies while
we, where I live, have cute little Vipers doing that. I hope the day never comes that our birds have to go face-to-face against Raptors and get
(visit the link for the full news article)
edit on 22-9-2011 by edog11 because: (no reason given)