Is It True That the F-15 Eagle Will Be Retired?
The McDonnell Douglas’, now part of Boeing, F-15 Eagle is one of the most iconic and, dare we say, beautiful, jet fighters of all time. The U.S. Air Force has used this wonderful piece of kit for many decades. In fact, it has been their primary fighter jet aircraft and interception platform since the early 1970’s. This weapon of war has proved to be a very effective air superiority fighter, which is unlikely to change for some time yet. Or is it? There have been rumors of its retirement, but more on that later. In the following article, we’ll take a quick look at this iconic plane.