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BOEING F-15 Strike Eagle

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F15
Aircraft
Name F-15 Strike Eagle
Manufacturer BOEING
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Double fin, low set
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

BOEING F-15 Eagle
BOEING F-15 Ra'am
BOEING Eagle
BOEING Slam Eagle
BOEING Ra'am
BOEING F-15 Slam Eagle
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Ra'am
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Akef
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Baz
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F-15 Ra'am
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F-15 Eagle
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F-15 Baz
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Eagle
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F-15 Akef
MITSUBISHI Eagle
MITSUBISHI F-15 Eagle


BOEING F-15 Strike Eagle

BOEING F-15 Strike Eagle BOEING F-15 Strike Eagle 3D

Description

Air superiority fighter (F-15A/C) in service since 1976, long range strike fighter (F-15E) in service since 1987. Fighter development to replace the F-4, changed to the improved F-15C/D in 1979. F-15J licence production by Mitsubishi, Japan. McDonnell Douglas F-15 production ceased in 1992. F-15E special long range fighter development by Boeing to replace the F-111 (F-15I for Israel and F-15S for Saudi Arabia). F-15E: MTOW 36,740kg. Max Mach 2.50.

Technical Data

Wing span 13 m42.651 ft
Length 19.4 m63.648 ft
Height 5.6 m18.373 ft
Powerplant C: 2 x 65.3 kN P&W F100-PW-200 (2 x 107.7 kN with afterburner) turbofans.

E: 2 x 79.2 kN P&W F100-PW-229 (2 x 129.4 kN with afterburner) turbofans.

Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 495 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 275 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.86 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1100 m
MTOW 3670036,700 kg
36.7 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL650 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 25002,500 nm
4,630,000 m
4,630 km
15,190,288.725 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving F15

  • F15 / B752, en-route, South East of Birmingham UK, 2000 (On 22 November 2000, near Birmingham UK, a dangerous loss of vertical and lateral separation occurred between a Boeing B757-200 being operated by Britannia Airways on a passenger flight and a formation flight of two F-15Es being operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).)
  • F15 / E145, en-route, Bedford UK, 2005 (On 27 January 2005, two USAF-operated McDonald Douglas F15E fighter aircraft, both continued to climb and both passed through the level of an Embraer 145 being operated by British Airways Regional on a scheduled passenger flight from Birmingham to Hannover, one seen at an estimated range of 100 feet.)