Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Rare shot: "Raptor" meets "Warthog" at Lajes for first time

By Joachim Jacob, Warthog News Editor

At Lajes Field, Azores, Warthog News contributor João Toste from Portugal had the opportunity to take the following rare shot:

F-22A Raptor 05-4084 from the 7th Fighter Squadron "Screamin' Demons", Holloman AFB, New Mexico (tail code "HO"), at Lajes Field November 1, 2012. Parked just behind is A-10C 78-0630 from the 184th Fighter Squadron, 188th Fighter Wing (Arkansas ANG), homebound from Afghanistan as part of an ANG "Rainbow Team", recently combat-deployed in support of Operation "Enduring Freedom". (Photo by João Toste) Full size

Note: Together with some more related F-22A pictures, João already posted this shot on airliners.net.

Update November 28, 2012

In a comment on my official Warthog News page on Facebook, Brian Cebula posted the following funny version:

Should we create A-10 comics??? Full size Question: Anybody who knows the "editor"?

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