PHOTO GALLERY: U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Take to the Skies Over Brevard County for Cocoa Beach Air Show
By Space Coast Daily // April 18, 2021
F-22 Raptor is the fastest fighter jet in the world
MUST SEE: On-Board with USAF Thunderbirds on Saturday at the Cocoa Beach Air Show. “We couldn’t have asked for a better location or crowd for our first of many air shows this year,” said USAF Thunderbirds spokeperson. “Cocoa Beach looks incredible from the pilots’ perspective.”
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The F-22 Raptor Demo Team will join the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to double headline the Cocoa Beach Air Show on April 17-18 on Florida’s Space Coast.
The F-22 Raptor is the fastest and most maneuverable fighter jet in the world today.
Combined with its sleek aerodynamic design, this allows the F-22 to “Supercruise” at 1.5 times the speed of sound without using fuel consuming afterburner.
The F-22’s twin engines produce more thrust than any other fighter.
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With unique thrust vectoring and advanced flight controls allow it to outmaneuver any other aircraft.
The F-22 Raptor demo puts thrust vectoring on full display during its demonstration defying imagination as it climbs straight up, stops in mid-air, then reverses towards the ground before flipping the nose around in a summersault at near zero forward speed.
The F-22 makes sharp, sudden turns displacing and compress air into vapor and you often see the Raptor creating its own weather system with massive clouds that engulf the jet.
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