Checkered Flag 17-1: pilot and aircraft integration

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation during Checkered Flag 17-1, Dec. 16, 2016. The integration training pilots receive during exercises like Checkered Flag ensure teams of different capabilities can seamlessly integrate and work together in a real-world combat situation utilizing fifth- and fourth-generation air assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III
VIRIN: 161216-F-DY859-1270.JPG
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