F-15C Eagle

14 F-15 Eagle fighters from Kadena air base have reached Kingsley Field. The jets were ‘Code-1’ within 24-hours of their arrival.

14 F-15 Eagle fighters from Kadena air base have reached Kingsley Field. The jets were ‘Code-1’ within 24-hours of their arrival.

The 173rd Fighter Wing will send seven of the F-15 Eagle fighter jets to guard units in California, Massachusetts, and… Read More

1 year ago

Kadena bids F-15 farewell as phased withdrawal begins. First Eagles Leave the base for ANG Units or the Boneyard.

Some F-15 Eagle fighter jets will continue service at various ANG units across the US while others will go to… Read More

1 year ago

F-15C pilot explains why Cold War USAF Eagle Drivers loved RCAF CF-18’s Fake Canopy

RCAF CF-18s feature several differences compared to standard F/A-18As, like fake cockpit outline painted on the bottom. The CF-188 Hornet,… Read More

1 year ago

Kadena Lines Up Six Kinds of Aircraft for Elephant Walk on the same day US Defense Secretary asks his Chinese counterpart to refrain from further destabilizing actions toward Taiwan

The demo included HH-60G Pave Hawks, F-15C Eagles, F-22A Raptors, a KC-135 Stratotanker, an E-3 Sentry and an RC-135 Rivet… Read More

1 year ago

The weird story of the USAF F-15C Eagle pilot that scored 3 kills during Operation Desert Storm and donated one to his section leader

On Feb. 6, 1991 a section of two F-15Cs were living BARCAP along the Iraq/Iran border when they engaged and… Read More

1 year ago

USAF rotating about a dozen F-22 Raptor stealth fighters into Kadena Air Base as F-15C Eagles begin withdrawal

About a dozen F-15 jets will return to the US within a few weeks, while around the same number of… Read More

1 year ago

USAF to begin withdrawing F-15s from Kadena in November. As the Eagles retire, the service will rotate newer and more advanced fourth- and fifth-generation fighters to take their place.

The Pentagon is still weighing whether to eventually have squadrons of fighters permanently deployed to Kadena, or to stick with… Read More

1 year ago

End of an Era: last 493rd Fighter Squadron commander of the Eagle era recalls the last years of the Mighty F-15C at RAF Lakenheath

In 2022, the Grim Reapers transition to the F-35A Lightning II, closing the chapter of the F -15C Eagle in… Read More

1 year ago

EF-111A EWO explains why the Raven aerial kill scored during Operation Desert Storm was a low-altitude maneuvering kill and not an F-15C air-to-air victory

‘Out of the black night, a bright, orange, twisting, tumbling fireball flashes forward into our right two-o-clock as Jim keeps… Read More

1 year ago

Israel, NASA, AMARG: where Oregon Air National Guard F-15C jets go as Eagle fleet prepares to stand down after 50 years of vigilance

This year the 173rd Fighter Wing has seen the retirement of 11 F-15C Eagle aircraft and will continue to see… Read More

1 year ago

The emotional story of Massachusetts Air National Guard’s F-15 Eagle pilots who became the first military response to 9/11 attacks on New York

While reports were still coming in alerting of the hijackings, amidst the initial chaos and confusion, the Massachusetts Air National… Read More

1 year ago

Here’s why Iraqi MiGs posed a serious threat to USAF F-15C Eagles during Operation Southern Watch

A MiG-25 'Foxbat' which flew into the no-fly zone at Mach 2.5 and headed directly for a high-value asset, created… Read More

2 years ago

USAF celebrated F-15 Eagle undefeated air superiority fighter’s 50th birthday

The undefeated F-15 Eagle continues to evolve and add advanced capability to the US Air Force (USAF) fighter fleet. On… Read More

2 years ago

End of an Era: Nellis Air Force Base bids farewell to the F-15C Eagle

The end of an era is upon Nellis Air Force Base. The installation geared up to bid farewell to the… Read More

2 years ago

USAF reaches Initial Operating Capability on Legion Pod IRST integrated on the F-15C Eagle

The US Air Force reached initial operating capability IOC on its latest infrared search and track pod integrated on the… Read More

2 years ago

Eagle undefeated: Fact or Fiction? The Story behind the Rumours of the F-15 Jet Fighters Shot Down in Air-to-Air Combat

Have any F-15 Eagle jet fighters been lost in air-to-air combat? Rumours are that some have. Conceived as all-weather, extremely… Read More

2 years ago