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Specifications for the McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) F-15 Eagle


Role
C – Single-seat, all-weather, air-superiority fighter - 483 built
D – Dual-seat variant of the C – 92 built
E – Dual-seat, all-weather, multi-role strike fighter - 237 built

Dimensions
Length - C/D/E  63 ft 9 in  (19.43 m)
Wingspan
C/D – 42 ft 10 in  (13.06 m)
E – 42 ft 9.75 in  (13.05 m)
Height
C/D – 18 ft 8 in  (5.69 m)
E – 63 ft 9 in  (5.63 m)

Weights
Empty
C/D - 28,600 lb (12793 kg)
E – 31,700 lb  (14,379 kg)
Maximum Take-off
C/D – 68,000 lb  (30,844 kg)
E – 81,000 lb  (36,741 kg)

Engines
C/D – 2 X P&W F100-PW turbofans with afterburners, each engine rated @ 25,000 thrust  
(11,250 kg)
E/F – Prior to August 1991 - 2 X P&W F100-P-220 turbofans, each rated @ 14,670 ls st (65.26
kN) dry and 23,830 lb st  (106.0 kN) with afterburners
After August 1991 – 2 X P&W F100-PW-229 turbofans, each rated @ 17,800 lb st  (79.18 kN) dry
and 29,100 lb st  (129.45 kN) with afterburners

Range
C/D
Ferry - 3,450 miles  (3,000 nm) with CFTs + 3 X external fuel tanks
E
Ferry – 3,570 miles  (3,100 nm) with CFTs + drop tanks
With Drop Tanks only – 2,765 miles  (2,400 nm)
Normal Combat Radius – 790 miles  (685 nm)
Maximum Combat Radius – 1,150 miles  (1,000 nm)

Speeds
C/D – 1,875 mph  (Mach 2.5 +)
E
Maximum Level Flight Clean @ High Altitude – 1,650 mph  (2,655 km/h)
Cruise @ Optimum Altitude – 570 mph  (917 km/h)
Ceiling
C/D – 65,000 ft  (19,697 m)
E – 60,000 ft  (18,290 m)

Armament
C
1 X M-61A1 20mm multi-barrel internal gun, 940 rounds of ammunition
4 X AIM-9L/M Sidewinders
And
4 X AIM-7F/M Sparrow missiles
Or
Missile Combination - AIM-9L/M, AIM-7-F/M and AIM-120
E
1 X M-61A1 20mm multi-barrel internal gun, 512 rounds of ammunition
4 X AIM-9L/M Sidewinder on the under-wing stations
And
4 X AIM-7F/M Sparrow missiles conformal fuel tank
Maximum 8 X AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles
12 X CBU-52 (6 with wing tanks)
12 X CBU-59 (6 with wing tanks)
12 X CBU-71 (6 with wing tanks)
12 X CBU-87 (6 with wing tanks)
12 X CBU-89 (6 with wing tanks)
20 X MK-20 (6 with wing tanks)
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA4598
F-15E "75th D-Day Anniversary scheme"
91-0603, 494th FS, RAF Lakenheath, June 2019

In 1967 the U.S. became aware of the Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat. This made it necessary to develop
a new aircraft to counter the MiG-25. The USAF rejected the USN F-14 Tomcat and issued its
own requirements. The solution came in the form of the McDonnell-Douglas (now Boeing) F-15
Eagle. The F-15A made its inaugural flight in July 1972 and in January 1976 the first Eagle
entered service. The "E" entered service in 1989. The F-15 was the first dedicated USAF air
superiority fighter since the F-86 Sabre.


2019 was the 75th Anniversary of D-Day so the 3 squadrons of the 48th FW stationed at RAF
Lakenheath each painted one F-15 depicting the markings of their earlier P-47s. The 492nd
aircraft had its vertical stabilizer rudders and Vulcan cannon opening painted red while the 493rd
was blue and the 494th “Black Panthers” F-15E 91-0603/LN was yellow. All 3 aircraft had D-Day
invasion stripes on the wings and around the fuselage as well as a red checker board around the
nose.
1/72 scale pre-finished.

Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.

Professionally painted.

All markings are pad applied for superb results.

Crew figure.

Comes with display stand.

Landing gear can be displayed up or down.

Extremely sought after by collectors.

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