A U.S. Air Force technical sergeant has developed a new concept for F-22 Raptor intake covers that can be folded and packed into a small compartment on the aircraft instead of having to be shipped separately. Tech Sgt. Daniel Caban, a 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, created Portable Magnetic Aircraft Covers (PMAC) made of polymagnets and Nomex IIIA fibers. Caban studied drafting in college and chose those materials to form PMACs because they can breathe and withstand ...

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