F-22s From Hawaii Take Part In Experimental "Rapid Raptor" Exercise

Hawaii Air National Guard F-22A Raptors from the 154th Fighter Wing and C-17As and KC-135Rs from the 15th Wing, based at Hickam AFB on the island of Oahu, took part in an evolving rapid deployment concept, aptly named "Rapid Raptor." The exercise would see a handful of the world's most advanced fighters being deployed… » 12/06/14 12:06pm 12/06/14 12:06pm

Refueling A Beat To Shit B-1 By Day And A Gorgeous F-22 By Night

There is a very Star Wars-ish 'Rebel Alliance' vs the 'Galactic Empire' juxtaposition going on between the two types of aircraft and the environments in which they are being refueled in the video below. » 10/02/14 12:38pm 10/02/14 12:38pm

The F-22 Raptor Bloodies Its Talons In First Attack Over Syria

The world's only operational 5th generation stealth fighter has waded into combat for the first time in its almost decade old career with the USAF. Ironically, an aircraft that was built to be the ultimate air-to-air fighter went to war for the first time slinging bombs. Regardless of its mission, the first combat use… » 9/24/14 10:31am 9/24/14 10:31am

Playboy Fiat Heir Interferes With NBA Game, Helps Lakers Win

Fiat heir/dragqueen-enthusiast Lapo Elkann was sitting court-side at Tuesday's Lakers-Raptors game when he touched an errant pass before Toronto could save it, giving possession to the Lakers and Kobe Bryant, who hit a game-winning shot with 1.9 seconds left. » 3/11/10 2:30pm 3/11/10 2:30pm

Traffic Sign Hacking Spreads To Indiana

The rash of electronic traffic sign hacking continues despite our pleas to knock it off. Now, hackers in Indiana are warning motorists of "Raptors Ahead." » 2/02/09 3:30pm 2/02/09 3:30pm