Hawaii F-22 Squadrons Launch Record Number of Sorties

04/09/2013: F-22’s flown by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron take off during an early morning 14-ship sortie rotation.

The squadrons launched and recovered a record number of sorties which is the most executed by these squadrons on a single day since the conversion to the F-22s.

The sortie ‘surge’ took place as the units were being readied to declare Full Operational Capability, April 7.

 Credit:154th Wing Public Affairs:4/6/13

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