F-15

T-39A Pilot recalls when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel

T-39A Pilot recalls when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel

The T-39 Sabreliner The T-39 was developed by North American Aviation, Inc. as a private venture to meet a USAF… Read More

1 week ago

Israeli Air Force Fighter Pilot recalls when he landed his F-15 with One Wing Missing after a collision with an A-4

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the Air Force to… Read More

3 weeks ago

In the 1970s the Israeli Air Force picked the F-15 over the F-14 after having evaluated both the Eagle and the Tomcat. Here’s why.

F-14 Tomcat The F-14 Tomcat and the F-15 Eagle are two of the best (and two of the most beautiful)… Read More

2 months ago

USAF F-15 pilot explains why he had to buy beers after he took off without G-suit during his first scramble

Scramble In the event of a threat, military forces need to react quickly for safety reasons. Aircraft scrambling is a… Read More

2 months ago

‘It destroyed my frigging house!’: Alleged Sonic boom from F-15 fighters reported to cause property damage in Florida

F-15 fighters’ sonic boom As explained by the video in this post, on the afternoon of Mar. 2, 2024 residents… Read More

2 months ago

Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan

Joe “Hoser” Satrapa No dissertation on present-day section tactics, or on naval aviation in general, could be considered complete without… Read More

3 months ago

USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Douglas built 2,960 A-4 Skyhawk aircraft between 1954 and 1979. Built small to be cost effective and so… Read More

3 months ago

The right airplane at the wrong time: Naval Aviator involved in the ATF program explains why US continues to upgrade and produce F-15, F-16 and F/A-18 but not the F-22

F-22 Raptor retirement As already reported, Speaking during the McAleese FY2022 Defense Programs Conference Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., Air… Read More

4 months ago

USAF Eagle pilot tells why a gun-only F-15 would win an aerial engagement against a fully armed Su-27 Flanker

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy. As the first… Read More

4 months ago

USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15

G-LOC G-induced Loss Of Consciousness (abbreviated as G-LOC) is a term generally used in aerospace physiology to describe a loss of consciousness… Read More

5 months ago

When Shah of Iran said he liked the F-15 because it was an Air Superiority Fighter but he liked the F-14 even more because he Needed an Air Supremacy Fighter

The F-14 Tomcat Advancements during the Cold War in Soviet long-range patrol and bomber aircraft dictated a requirement for a… Read More

5 months ago

USAF plans to beddown up to 12 Singapore F-15 fighter jets at Andersen AFB, Guam amid evolving strategic initiatives in the Indo-Pacific region

Singapore F-15 fighter jets at Andersen In a move strengthening ties between the United States and Singapore, the US Air… Read More

5 months ago

Cool video shows F-15QA doing tailslides, extreme high alpha maneuvers and pulling 9 g’s at Dubai Airshow 2023

The F-15QA: an Eagle like we've never seen it displayed before Filmed by Adam Landau and featured on This is… Read More

6 months ago

USAF Museum to paint the F-15 Streak Eagle to match the record setting time period

The F-15 Streak Eagle The National Museum of the US Air Force announced on its Facebook page on Nov. 9,… Read More

6 months ago

F-14 Vs F-15: Tomcat and Eagle crews explain why trying to determine which was the better fighter is a pointless exercise

F-14 Tomcat The F-14 Tomcat and the F-15 Eagle are two of the best (and two of the most beautiful)… Read More

7 months ago

RAF Harrier GR.7 pilot recalls the recce mission he and his wingman flew above the crash site of two US Army UH-60 Black Hawks shot down in error by two USAF F-15s

The Harrier GR.7 Famous throughout the world as the first jet fighter capable of vertical take-off and landing, the Harrier… Read More

7 months ago

The story of the Celestial Eagle, the only F-15 fighter jet to destroy a satellite

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy. As the first… Read More

8 months ago