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One of the Raptors zooms past Hancock Tower

It's really raining on their incredible flyover – but the crowd downstairs loved it.

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Incredible photos have the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team of the US Air Force kicks up humid clouds as they race across the Chicago skyline.

The small clouds formed on the wings of the fighter jets as they performed high G-force maneuvers, which reduced the air pressure at the top. As a result, the temperature dropped rapidly and water vapor in the air condensed into clouds.

During the 60th annual event, the planes flew over the famous Chicago waterfront last weekend and stooped among the towering skyscrapers to the cheers of more than two million spectators.

One of the Raptors zooms past Hancock Tower

Another of the jets collects moisture during its execution

Another of the jets collects moisture during its execution

The highly skilled pilots carried out precise air maneuvers, despite the fact that their jets were flooded by small clouds over the windy city during the Air And Water Show. Pictured: one of the Raptors zooms past Hancock Tower (left) and another collects moisture during the performance (right)

During the 60th annual event, the planes flew over the famous Chicago waterfront last weekend (photo) and dived and weaved among the towering skyscrapers to the cheers of more than 2 million spectators
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During the 60th annual event, the planes flew over the famous Chicago waterfront last weekend (photo) and dived and weaved among the towering skyscrapers to the cheers of more than 2 million spectators

During the 60th annual event, the planes flew over the famous Chicago waterfront last weekend (photo) and dived and weaved among the towering skyscrapers to the cheers of more than 2 million spectators

This year the F-22 & # 39; s were shown creating beautiful & # 39; vapen & # 39 ;, & # 39; capes & # 39; and & # 39; streamers & # 39; (photo) while their engines inhaled the moisture from the rainy sky

This year the F-22 & # 39; s were shown creating beautiful & # 39; vapen & # 39 ;, & # 39; capes & # 39; and & # 39; streamers & # 39; (photo) while their engines inhaled the moisture from the rainy sky

This year the F-22 & # 39; s were shown creating beautiful & # 39; vapen & # 39 ;, & # 39; capes & # 39; and & # 39; streamers & # 39; (photo) while their engines inhaled the moisture from the rainy sky

One photo shows a central role of a plane with fog that clings to its wings, rudder and even the cockpit during its screening last weekend (photo)

One photo shows a central role of a plane with fog that clings to its wings, rudder and even the cockpit during its screening last weekend (photo)

One photo shows a central role of a plane with fog that clings to its wings, rudder and even the cockpit during its screening last weekend (photo)

The display team tweets: & # 39; CHICAGO. What an incredible weekend. Thank you for all the support and for allowing us to send it over your beautiful skyline & # 39;

The display team tweets: & # 39; CHICAGO. What an incredible weekend. Thank you for all the support and for allowing us to send it over your beautiful skyline & # 39;

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The display team tweets: & # 39; CHICAGO. What an incredible weekend. Thank you for all the support and for allowing us to send it over your beautiful skyline & # 39;

The brave pilots even saw weaving among the towering skyscrapers of the Windy City while they were welcomed by more than 2 million spectators

The brave pilots even saw weaving among the towering skyscrapers of the Windy City while they were welcomed by more than 2 million spectators

The brave pilots even saw weaving among the towering skyscrapers of the Windy City while they were welcomed by more than 2 million spectators

One photo shows a central role of a plane with fog that clings to its wings, rudder and even the cockpit.

Another, taken from the top of a high-rise building, shows one of the Raptors shooting past Hancock Tower at transonic speeds as vapor flows from the tail and hull of the jet.

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The team tweet: & # 39; CHICAGO. What an incredible weekend. Thank you for your support and for allowing us to send it over your beautiful skyline.

& # 39; We appreciate you to all fans who have come out and fought the weather. We will be back … #RaptorNation. & # 39;

The powerful two-engine aircraft produce more thrust than any current fighter jet and can achieve supersonic air speeds from around Mach 2.

The planes have a unique combination of stealth, speed, agility and situational awareness, combined with deadly long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons, according to the demonstration team's website.

Those who attended the free event last week were treated to daring pilots, parachute teams, as well as the jets flying in formation in the air, while there are also stunts on the lake, including water skiing and boat jumping.

The planes have a unique combination of stealth, speed, agility and situational awareness, combined with deadly long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons, according to the demonstration team's website. Pictured: Moisture collects on top of one of the F-22's during execution
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The planes have a unique combination of stealth, speed, agility and situational awareness, combined with deadly long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons, according to the demonstration team's website. Pictured: Moisture collects on top of one of the F-22's during execution

The planes have a unique combination of stealth, speed, agility and situational awareness, combined with deadly long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons, according to the demonstration team's website. Pictured: Moisture collects on top of one of the F-22's during execution

The incredible aerial displays were seen along the Chicago Lakefront (photo, above the lake), or for those on the water there were spectacular views of the planes flying through the city

The incredible aerial displays were seen along the Chicago Lakefront (photo, above the lake), or for those on the water there were spectacular views of the planes flying through the city

The incredible aerial displays were seen along the Chicago Lakefront (photo, above the lake), or for those on the water there were spectacular views of the planes flying through the city

The F-22 demonstration team travels to 25 air shows a season to demonstrate the capabilities of & # 39; the world's first fifth generation fighter. Pictured: one of the jets floats among the iconic antenna masts of Hancock Tower

The F-22 demonstration team travels to 25 air shows a season to demonstrate the capabilities of & # 39; the world's first fifth generation fighter. Pictured: one of the jets floats among the iconic antenna masts of Hancock Tower

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The F-22 demonstration team travels to 25 air shows a season to demonstrate the capabilities of & # 39; the world's first fifth generation fighter. Pictured: one of the jets floats among the iconic antenna masts of Hancock Tower

People gathered along the coastline, on sailboats and on the balconies of the inner city to see the civilian and military pilots (photo) performing

People gathered along the coastline, on sailboats and on the balconies of the inner city to see the civilian and military pilots (photo) performing

People gathered along the coastline, on sailboats and on the balconies of the inner city to see the civilian and military pilots (photo) performing

Despite the stunning exhibitions and backgrounds, a former alderman and mayor of Chicago has called for the show to be moved to another part of the city

Despite the stunning exhibitions and backgrounds, a former alderman and mayor of Chicago has called for the show to be moved to another part of the city

Despite the stunning exhibitions and backgrounds, a former alderman and mayor of Chicago has called for the show to be moved to another part of the city

The incredible aerial displays were seen along the Chicago waterfront, or for those on the water there were spectacular views of the planes flying through the city.

People gathered along the shoreline, on sailboats and on the balconies of the downtown to watch the civilian and military pilots perform.

The F-22 demonstration team travels to 25 air shows a season to demonstrate the capabilities of & # 39; the world's first fifth generation fighter.

Last week's show was accompanied by the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, a number of aerobatic pilots and an impressive A-10 Thunderbolt II.

Despite the stunning exhibitions and backgrounds, a former alderman and mayor of Chicago has called for the show to be moved to another part of the city.

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Bob Fioretti called for the south side of the city to be given the opportunity to organize the event and alternate every year.

He said there was enough room for the screenings along the beaches of South Side, including those near 31st Street and Rainbow Beach on 77th Street.

He told me Chicago Tribune this week: & # 39; In the interest of fairness for our city, it would solve many problems. & # 39;

And the Cultural Affairs and Special Events department – which organizes the airshow – does not exclude a move.

A spokesperson told WBBM Newsradio: & The Air and Water Show is one of the city's most iconic events and the largest free show of its kind in the US.

Bob Fioretti called for the south side of the city to be given the opportunity to organize the event and alternate every year. Pictured: one of the Raptors at the event last weekend
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Bob Fioretti called for the south side of the city to be given the opportunity to organize the event and alternate every year. Pictured: one of the Raptors at the event last weekend

Bob Fioretti called for the south side of the city to be given the opportunity to organize the event and alternate every year. Pictured: one of the Raptors at the event last weekend

& # 39; Although there are no plans to relocate the show from its current location on North Avenue Beach, we welcome all suggestions for consideration. & # 39;

The F-22 team was also shown in New York City this week when they flew Thunderbirds alongside the legendary Red Arrows and the US Air Force.

They flew Thursday morning in a historic parade over Manhattan, along the Hudson River and over the Statue of Liberty.

F-22 RAPTORS: STEALTH FIGHTERS THAT ARE FIRST DEFENSE AGAINST POMBIN'S BOMBERS

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The F-22 Raptor was first ordered at the height of the Cold War and is now returning to anti-Russian duties.

In recent weeks, the stealth hunters have accompanied Russian bombers to American airspace in Alaska, an image that should have ended the fall of the Berlin wall.

Two squadrons of supersonic planes are based in Alaska, on its trigger alert for Russian raids, and others are currently deployed in Qatar, placing them within 100 miles of targets in Iran.

Ready to fight: The stealth F-22 Raptors give Central Command more dedicated hunters on top of F-35 fighter-bombers already in the Middle East and carrier-launched F / A-18s

The Air Force of the US Central Command said the Raptors have arrived on Al-Udeid to defend & # 39; American troops and interests & # 39 ;.

F-22s, which transport air-to-air missiles and can also perform ground-attack missions, were previously deployed at Al-Dhafra Air Force Base in the United Arab Emirates, where they were used last year to support US and partner forces in Syria.

The F-22 is a single-seater that can also carry out ground attacks. The first use for ground attacks was against ISIS in Syria in 2014, and it has also been used in Afghanistan for attacks on opium production and storage facilities in the Taliban controlled area.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Air crew: 1

Top speed: 1,498 mph

Range: 1,839 km

Length: 62ft

Span: 44ft

Weight: 43,430 pounds

Weapons: M61A2 Vulcan cannon with 480 rounds of 20 mm ammunition and AIM-120C missiles

How many: 187 operational

Cost: $ 150 million

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