F-22 Raptors are parked on the flightline during Red Flag 07-02 Feb. 6 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 11-02-2007 - NELLIS AFB, NV -- Red Flag is an exercise designed to sharpen the warfighting skills of Air Force pilots for conflicts in in realistic combat situations.
The aircraft from 94th Fighter Squadron of Langley Air Force Base in Virginia will be flying missions during the day and night to the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range where they will simulate an air war.
Capt. Raymond Thaler exits an F-22 Raptor after a sortie during Red Flag 07-02
The Air Force and Navy, along with military forces from Australia and the United Kingdom, are participating in Red Flag. This is the first deployment to Red Flag for the 94th FS with F-22.
Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Master. Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald