Pratt & Whitney’s F119 engine, powering Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor, has exceeded 500,000 flight hours, according to a company announcement.
Two F-119 engines, featuring stealth technologies and a thrust-vectoring nozzle, power the F-22 Raptor, giving it unmatched speed, agility, precision and situational awareness. They can also operate at supersonic speeds without afterburner, giving the aircraft outstanding performance and without compromising mission range.
There are nearly 200 F-119-powered F-22 Raptors in service with the U.S. Air Force. These fifth-generation jets have successfully performed over 200,000 flights since 2005.
“The F119 program’s achievement of exceeding 500,000 engine flight hours powering the F-22 Raptor is a testament to the Pratt & Whitney team and our proven fifth generation engine technology,” said Amanda Glode, F119 Program Director at Pratt & Whitney.