PACAF demo pilot helps Yokota certify runway safety system

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  • By Airman 1st Class Brieana Bolfing
  • 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Capt. Jacob Impellizzeri, the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team commander and pilot, assisted Yokota Air Base, Japan, with their annual certification test of the Aircraft Arresting System at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 30.

Misawa's support of the test showcased 5th Air Force units coming together to ensure the safety and security across the region. The test is designed to safely stop an aircraft that's experiencing an in-flight emergency and cannot land without causing damage.