McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

ICAO aircraft code F15
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Country United States
New price USD 29.9 million (1998)

The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing).

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General

ICAO aircraft code
F15
Manufacturer
McDonnell Douglas
Manufactured
1972 - Present
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 29.9 million (1998)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
F15 HUD, APG-63 and 70 pulse-Doppler radar
Engine:
2x Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220
Turbofan
Power:
23,770 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
1630 Kts
3,019 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
250 Kts
Travel range:
3,000 Nm
5,556 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
65,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
50000 feet / minute
254.00meter / second
Take Off Distance:
275 meter - 902.22 feet
Landing Distance:
1100 meter - 3,608.88 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
30,844 Kg
67,999 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
20,185 Kg
44,500 lbs
Max Payload:
10,659 Kg
23,499 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
4,345 gallon
16,448 liter

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About the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing). Following reviews of proposals, the United States Air Force selected McDonnell Douglas’s design in 1969 to meet the service’s need for a dedicated air superiority fighter. The Eagle first flew in July 1972, and entered service in 1976. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 victories and no losses in aerial combat, with the majority of the kills by the Israeli Air Force.

The Eagle has been exported to Israel, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The F-15 was originally envisioned as a pure air-superiority aircraft. Its design included a secondary ground-attack capability that was largely unused. The aircraft design proved flexible enough that an improved all-weather strike derivative, the F-15E Strike Eagle, was later developed, entered service in 1989 and has been exported to several nations. As of 2021, the aircraft is being produced in several variants.

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