F-22 to fly at Avalon
The USAF has confirmed the F-22 Raptor will conduct its first ever aerial display at the Australian International Airshow in February-March.
The F-22 will be flown by F-22 Raptor Aerial Demonstration Team Chief Major Henry ‘Schadow’ Schantz from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.
“This is a really special aircraft and it was so exciting to get it to Avalon in 2011,” Airshow CEO Ian Honnery said. “This time however the USAF is able to show off the aircraft’s amazing capability with flying demonstrations.”
The USAF will bring two F-22s to Avalon, one for the flight display and one which will be on static display. A USAF F-16 and C-17 will also take part in the flying display at Avalon.