F-15C Eagle

Eagles Flying over New York: the emotional story of Massachusetts Air National Guard’s F-15 pilots who became the first military response to 9/11 attacks

Eagles Flying over New York: the emotional story of Massachusetts Air National Guard’s F-15 pilots who became the first military response to 9/11 attacks

As Lt. Col. Tim Duffy, and Maj. Dan Nash flew south new information was being relayed from the FAA. They… Read More

3 years ago

USAF most probably won’t buy 144 F-15EXs

The deal provides up to $22.89 billion for F-15EX work, but the dollar figure was described by a USAF spokeswoman… Read More

4 years ago

First missile shot of an AIM-9X using the Legion Pod on an F-15C and first-ever flight of an operational F-16 with the Legion Pod: USAF advanced IRST Pod hits two major milestones

The F-16 Legion Pod integration leveraged the previous achievements on the F-15C which reduced the test timeline on the F-16… Read More

4 years ago

Kadena’s F-15C MiG killer special color celebrates the 60th anniversary of the defense alliance between the US and Japan

The F-15C Eagle 85-0104 was flown by the 67th Fighter Squadron to commemorate this milestone. Taken on Jul. 1, 2020… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] Former Eagle Driver Col. Andrea Themely breaks down every button in an F-15C cockpit

With 1100 hours of experience piloting F-15’s, Col. Themely expert eye is ready to guide you each step of the… Read More

4 years ago

F-15E stenciled with 1st Lt. Kenneth “Kage” Allen’s name honors fallen Lakenheath F-15C pilot and remembers him and his family’s sacrifice

Allen was piloting an F-15C Eagle during a training mission when his plane crashed into the North Sea on Jun.… Read More

4 years ago

Raytheon Trophy awarded to Lakenheath F-15 Eagles for the fourth time in a row

“They should just call it the Liberty Trophy from here on out,” 48th Fighter Wing Commander Col. William Marshall. The… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of the ‘wrong’ MiG-29 Kill Markings applied to USAF F-15C Jets after Operation Allied Force

The three 493rd FS “Grim Reaper” pilots that shot down the Fulcrums were Lt Col Cesar “Rico” Rodriguez, Capt Mike… Read More

4 years ago

The Incredible Story of the F-15C Eagle Driver that was able to Take-Off with a Double Engine Failure

“As I gently pulled back on the stick, the jet slowly lifted into the air with significant AoA buffet. Basically,… Read More

4 years ago

USAF officially Buys F-15EX and Initiates its First Fourth-Generation Fighter Program in more than 20 Years

The USAF announced that it will sole-source two contracts, one for the F-15EX and the other for its F110 engines. The… Read More

4 years ago

173rd Fighter Wing unveils new F-15C flagship (Painted in the Color Scheme of a B-17 flown by a MOH Recipient)

Some of the other design aspects included using B-17 bomber black and white invasion stripes, the P-51 style star and… Read More

4 years ago

“Starscream” is among USAF F-15 Eagles deployed to the Middle East

The F-15s joined B-52 Stratofortress bombers and F-35A stealth fighters already deployed to the Middle East as well as USS… Read More

5 years ago

During Operation Desert Storm IrAF MiG-25s claimed to have shot down a USAF F-15C. And a Bedouin smuggler confirmed the kill.

IrAF MiG-25s were involved in Operation Samurrá, the IrAF's last attempt at engaging the American F-15Cs. By Jan. 28, 1991… Read More

5 years ago

Kadena F-15 that crashed last year was dogfighting with F-22

Investigators say the pilot experienced a negative G departure from controlled flight with a snap roll entry to the left… Read More

5 years ago

F-15 Vs MiG-29: the 493rd FS MiG Kills scored during Operation Allied Force

The 493rd FS would claim four Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Air Force MiG-29s destroyed during the brief campaign. Operation Allied… Read More

5 years ago

USAF to pay $7.86 Billion for 80 F-15EX fighters over the next five years

The new F-15EX aircraft will be based on the F-15QA, which Boeing built for the Qatar Emiri Air Force, though… Read More

5 years ago

California Air National Guard 144th Fighter Wing’s Pissgate investigation

On a March morning four years ago someone urinated in 144th Fighter Wing Staff Sergeant Jennifer Pineda’s boots: there are… Read More

5 years ago