Theres alot of things we dont see when it comes to the militaries state of the art fighters. Many of its components are considered classified and are often kept out of view of the public eye. A rare video offers a small glimpse into what its like to pilot the F22.
The Tribunist writes on December 15, 2005, the F-22 Raptor was put into production for the United States Air Force. With only 195 currently in production, the inside of the cockpit has been kept under wraps. Very few people outside of the military have seen the inside of an F-22 cockpit. Finally, after almost 15 years, the Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team released cockpit footage.
The stealth jet, which tops out at 1,500 miles per hour, is seen ripping through the sky as the pilot, Maj. Paul ‘Loco’ Lopez, throws the stick around for a few quick maneuvers. The F-22 is a big hit at most air shows throughout the country, and Lopez is showing what the view is like from the cockpit.
It’s worth noting that pictures of the control panel of the F-22 are typically very restricted, but a few photos have found their way online, The…