This USAF F-22A Raptor (05-4097; TY; cn645-4097) departs Spangdahlem Air Base - equipped with ferry-tanks for crossing the Atlantic - with full afterburner and vortices streaming from the wing-tips. What an unforgettable sight this was!!
This USAF F-22A Raptor (05-4097; TY; cn645-4097) had to return to Spangdahlem Air Base because of problems with the planned tanker support to cross the Atlantic. It is seen here on final for RWY05 at ETAD.