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On 7 September 1997 debut flight of the F-22 Raptor airplane
The world's first fifth generation military aircraft
A record to remember: today's date is very important for what concerns military aviation, given that on 7 September 1997, exactly 23 years ago, first F-22 Raptor aircraft made its debut flight. It is the world's first fifth-generation fighter, defined by the United States itself as an “aircraft of air supremacy”. Its history deserves to be deepened. Initially it was to enter service as F/A...
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