F-15C

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

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

2 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

4 months ago

Is the F-15 perfect combat record of over 100 victories and zero defeats true? The Rumours of the Eagle Jet Fighters Shot Down in Air-to-Air Combat

Have any F-15 Eagles been lost in air-to-air combat? Rumours are that some have. The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather,… Read More

6 months ago

Florida Air National Guard begins retiring its beloved F-15C/D Eagle fighter jets. They will be replaced by F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters.

Florida ANG replacing F-15C/D with F-35A On Aug. 14, 2023, at Jacksonville Air National Guard Base (ANGB) Maj. Brannon Ferguson,… Read More

6 months ago

USAF Wants to Cut F-15E Strike Eagle Fleet in Half by 2028 to Focus on Modernizing

USAF plans to cut more than 100 F-15E fighter bombers The US Air Force (USAF) plans to cut more than… Read More

8 months ago

Did you know ‘wrong’ MiG-29 Kill Markings representing no known country were applied to USAF F-15C Jets after Operation Allied Force?

At the time, Google wasn’t really a thing, so it was hard to just look up what a Serb flag… Read More

10 months ago

F-15C #86-0156, the only Eagle to score two MiG-29 kills, retires to the National Museum of the US Air Force

On Apr. 25, 2023 F-15C #86-0156, the only Eagle to score two MiG-29 kills, has been retired to the National… Read More

10 months ago

The kills scored by USAF F-15C Eagle pilots against IrAF aircraft after Operation Desert Storm Ceasefire

Post-war CAPs were usually quite uneventful, and the biggest enemy that threatened most F-15C Eagle pilots during this period was… Read More

12 months ago

Did you know this Marine Aviator scored the last recorded USMC air-to-air kill and he did it while he was flying a USAF F-15C Eagle?

On Jan. 17, 1991, Marine Capt. Charles “Sly” Magill flying F-15C 85-0107 was leading a flight of eight F-15s on… Read More

1 year ago

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

The story of how Israeli Air Force turned its F-15 Air-to-air Fighters into bombers to destroy PLO’s HQ complex in Tunis

The mission would have been not only the longest air strike conducted by Israeli Air Force since Entebbe in 1976,… 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 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

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