October 19th 2019 from Fort Worth, Texas. A perfect day for flying with not a cloud in the sky
Bell V-280 Valor Tilt Rotor Demonstration not yet in military service
The Bell V-280 Valor is a tiltrotor aircraft being developed by Bell and Lockheed Martin for the United States Army’s Future Vertical Lift program. The aircraft was officially unveiled at the 2013 Army Aviation Association of America’s Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas.
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
The F-22 Raptor below is a fifth-generation fighter that is considered fourth generation in stealth aircraft technology by the USAF. It is the first operational aircraft to combine supercruise, supermaneuverability, stealth, and sensor fusion in a single weapons platform powered by dual Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 turbo fan engines. Top Speed 1,500 MPH
Boeing F/A18 Hornet
During their aerobatic demonstration, the Blue Angels fly six F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, split into the Diamond Formation (Blue Angels 1 through 4) and the Lead and Opposing Solos (Blue Angels 5 and 6). Most of the show alternates between maneuvers performed by the Diamond Formation and those performed by the Solos.
Final demonstrating 70 years of American Aviation include a A1 Skyrader, P51 Mustang, F16 Venom and a YF22 Raptor