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Langley unit conducting week-long training with round-the-clock flying operations

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot navigates the flight line before takeoff at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Dec. 4, 2015. Airmen partnered with British Royal Air Force and French air force personnel during the inaugural Trilateral Exercise hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Derek Seifert)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot navigates the flight line before takeoff at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Dec. 4, 2015. Airmen partnered with British Royal Air Force and French air force personnel during the inaugural Trilateral Exercise hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Derek Seifert)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. –  Beginning Monday, the 1st Fighter Wing will conduct a training exercise at Langley Air Force Base that will last until Saturday, November 19.

During the exercise, F-22 Raptors and personnel assigned to 1st FW will test their capacity to conduct simulated combat flying operations across various missions and scenarios in response to potential national-level taskings.

Personnel from the Virginia Air National Guard’s 192nd Fighter Wing are also participating in the exercise.

The exercise includes round-the-clock flying operations and increased airfield activity outside normal operating hours. 

Ingoing and outgoing traffic to Langley AFB will not be interrupted but it may be delayed at times.