The Air Force continues to produce new F-22 pilots despite the fleet-wide grounding of the Raptor fleet in place since early May 2011, Maj. Gen. James Whitmore, who overseas Air Education and Training Command's operations, told the Daily Report, July 25, 2011. "The pilot training pipeline . . . has not been quantitatively affected due to the temporary F-22 standdown," said Whitmore in a written response to questions. Here, F-22s on the flightline at Andersen AFB, Guam, Jan. 13. 2010.
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