F-15C Eagle

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

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

USAF F-15C pilot who became TOPGUN instructor explains how he helped the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School to develop tactics to counter the MiG-23 Flogger

TOPGUN The history of air combat has seen one recurring theme—new tactics are learned in battle, forgotten or discarded when… Read More

2 years ago

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

‘The F-15 pilot has a tough problem to solve, but the Eagle is NEVER doomed,’ Marcus Cade, former USAF F-15… Read More

2 years ago

Cool video shows 5 F-15C/D Eagle Air superiority fighters doing 5 unrestricted climbs on Nov. 5

Taken on Nov. 5, 2021 at RAF Lakenheath the cool video in this post, features five F-15 Eagle air superiority… Read More

3 years ago

USAF F-15C pilot explains how he was able to shoot down an Iraqi MiG 29 without firing a single shot in the only real turning fight of Operation Desert Storm

‘At about two miles I looked once again, but I was no longer thinking about taking a pre-merge shot, so… Read More

3 years ago

Lakenheath prepares to bid farewell to 493rd FS F-15Cs with “The King” Last Flight after having activated USAF first Europe-based F-35A Squadron

With the arrival of the F-35As, 493rd FS’ F-15Cs will leave for good. The 48th Fighter Wing has activated the… Read More

3 years ago

Video and Photo of “retired” F-117 stealth fighters training with 144th FW F-15C Eagle fighter jets

As the video and the photo in this post show the stealth jets are currently training with the 144th FW… Read More

3 years ago

Eglin F-15C Eagle # 82-0025 flew final flight honoring fallen Eagle pilot. An F-15EX will replace the Jet 025.

The retirement flight of F-15C Eagle # 82-0025 recognized Maj. James Duricy, on the F-15 that replaced his aircraft lost… Read More

3 years ago

For the first time, an F-15C has shot down a QF-16 with an AIM-120 cued by Legion Pod IRST

The 85th TES conducted the first-ever live fire of an AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile from an F-15C Eagle using a… Read More

3 years ago

The Hungarian Air Force female Mi-24 pilot who scored two simulated gun kills against US Air National Guard F-15C Eagle fighter jets

A few times, Lt. Éva ‘Vivi’ Horváth, the female pilot of one of the Mi-24V’s was able to keep a… Read More

3 years ago

The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots

Following the interception of radio traffic between the F-15s and the AWACS, Iran later claimed — logically — that the… Read More

3 years ago

Mission capable rates of USAF fighters rise in 2020, led by F-35A. F-15E’s mission capable rate declined.

The F-35A’s MC rates soared, and rates even improved for the F-15C, which the service is anxious to divest because… Read More

3 years ago

USAF conducted final flight test of F-15C Eagle Infrared Search and Track Legion Pod at Ex. Northern Edge 21

Northern Edge was a “graduation” test event for F-15C Eagle Infrared Search and Track Legion Pod, prior to fielding. As… Read More

3 years ago

‘We are going to be flying the F-15EX soon and it’s going to be awesome!’ 173rd FW Commander on transition from F-15C to F-15EX

It was announced in August 2020 that the 173rd Fighter Wing will begin transitioning as the F-15EX formal training unit… Read More

3 years ago

F-15C MiG-29 Killer gets new nose art

The nose art graphic is roughly 6 feet by 4 feet, featured on both sides of the F-15, and appears… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] F-15EX performs first flight, paving the way for the delivery of the first two jets to the USAF later this year

The F-15EX completes 90-minute test flight. As the interesting video in this post shows, the new Boeing F-15EX fighter jet… Read More

3 years ago