F-15C

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

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

2 years ago

Boeing has started Integration of EPAWSS on USAF F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers

Forty-three F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers will receive EPAWSS, which is also the electronic warfare system that will equip the… Read More

2 years ago

USAF to host events to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the maiden flight of the mighty F-15 Eagle

The events all mark a half-century of undefeated air dominance operations for the F-15 Eagle, the fighter that has never… 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

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

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

2 years ago

OPERATION WOODEN LEG: HOW THE F-15 BAZ FIGHTERS BECAME BOMBERS AND PERFORMED THE LONGEST AIR STRIKE IN IAF HISTORY

Many still believe that the F-15s involved in Operation Wooden Leg were F-15E Strike Eagles: instead the strike package that… 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 F-35A fleet is now the second-largest in the US Air Force’s inventory, behind the F-16

There are now 283 Lightning IIs in the USAF’s arsenal, compared to 281 A-10s, 234 F-15C/Ds, and 218 F-15Es. US… Read More

3 years ago

Exercise debut for the F-15EX Eagle II, USAF’s newest fighter

A USAF F-15EX Eagle II from the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, 53rd Wing, took flight for the first time… Read More

3 years ago

Cool photos show the first F-15EX arriving at Eglin Air Force Base

The EX1 is marked with “ET” from the 96th TW’s, 40th Flight Test Squadron, while the EX2, arriving in April,… Read More

3 years ago

As Boeing gets approval to offer F-15EX to India, the USAF prepares to welcome the first new F-15s since 2004

The F-15EX will compete with Sweden’s Saab Gripen and France’s Dassault Rafale among others for the IAF’s plan to replace… Read More

3 years ago

USAF could buy new F-16s and cap F-35 orders at about 1,050 instead of 1,763

Two decades after signing the last production contract for Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets USAF officials are talking about ordering… Read More

3 years ago