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A 43rd Fighter Squadron Raptor roars down the runway Nov. 30 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

A 43rd Fighter Squadron Raptor roars down the runway Nov. 30, 2018 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The 43rd FS’s mission is to provide pilot training in the F-22 and is a subordinate unit of Tyndall Air Force Base’s 325th Fighter Wing. The unit is here as part of a mission shift by the Air Force as Tyndall continues to rebuild due to Hurricane Michael.

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --

Residents may hear aircraft noise April 26 - 30 when the 43rd Fighter Squadron conducts night flying in the area.  

Each day, F-22 fighter aircraft will fly training missions between 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

These missions are a required part of the 43rd FS training operations. For more information, please contact Team Eglin public affairs office at (850) 882-3931.