Air Force team gears up for Patriotic Festival

F-22, photo by WAVY/Larry Carney
F-22, photo by WAVY/Larry Carney

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. (WAVY) – WAVY.com had a chance to watch a practice performance by the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team Tuesday.

The team is preparing for the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Air Show and Patriotic Festival, which will take place Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1.

Photos: F-22 demonstration

“Piloted by Capt. John “Taboo” Cummings, the F-22 Raptor demonstration is a single-ship performance of precision aerial maneuvers showing the unique capabilities of the world’s only operational fifth-generation fighter aircraft,” Michael Martin with the Air Force said.

For more information on the festival, click here.

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