McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15 Eagle

Fighter / Multi-Role Combat Aircraft

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15 Eagle is a twin-engined single-seat jet fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer McDonnell Douglas Corporation, today by the Boeing Defense, Space & Security Devision. The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle is a two-seat multi-role combat aircraft development.
The two-seat trainer variants F-15B and F-15D are fully combat-capable. The F-15 was also licence-built by Mitsubishi in Japan.
Crew1 / 2
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney F100-PW-229
Engine Power (each)
dry/with Afterburner
79,2 / 129,0 kN17800 / 29000 lbf
Speed2500 km/h1350 kts
  1554 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 2.5
Service Ceiling19.812 m65.000 ft
Range5.556 km3.000 NM
3.452 mi.
Empty Weight14.515 kg32.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight36.741 kg81.000 lbs
Wing Span13,05 m42 ft 10 in
Wing Area56,5 m608 ft
Length19,45 m63 ft 10 in
Height5,63 m18 ft 6 in
First Flight27.07.1972
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeF15
Data for (Version)McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle
VariantsF-15A, F-15B, F-15C, F-15D, F-15J, F-15DJ, F-15E, F-15I Ra'am, F-15K Slam Eagle, F-15S, F-15SG, F-15SE Silent Eagle

[Photo-ID: 2469] Karsten Palt 2009-06-25
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 74-0083, c/n 55/A044, Karsten Palt, 2009McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 74-0083
c/n: 55/A044
 
as US Air Force 77-0132 / CR
Militaire Luchtvaart Museum [Soesterberg]
[Photo-ID: 1633] Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 74-0109, c/n 83/A70, Karsten Palt, 2009McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 74-0109
c/n: 83/A70
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 1634] Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 74-0109, c/n 83/A70, Karsten Palt, 2009McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 74-0109
c/n: 83/A70
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 11129] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 74-0118, c/n 94/A079, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 74-0118
c/n: 94/A079
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 13253] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 74-0119, c/n 95/A080, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 74-0119
c/n: 95/A080
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11324] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 76-0008, c/n 186/A160, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 76-0008
c/n: 186/A160
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11325] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 76-0008, c/n 186/A160, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 76-0008
c/n: 186/A160
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 1183] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 76-0020, c/n 199/A172, Karsten Palt, 2008McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 76-0020
c/n: 199/A172
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13108] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 76-0020, c/n 199/A172, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 76-0020
c/n: 199/A172
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 5396] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 76-0027, c/n 0207/A179, Karsten Palt, 2012McDonnell Douglas
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 76-0027
c/n: 0207/A179
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 11409] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15A Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 77-0070, c/n 344/A282, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15A Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 77-0070
c/n: 344/A282
 
retired 2009, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 852] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 86-0147, c/n 993 / C375, Karsten Palt, 2008McDonnell Douglas
F-15C Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 86-0147
c/n: 993 / C375
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5634] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15C Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 86-0175, c/n 1025/C403, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15C Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 86-0175
c/n: 1025/C403
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 12890] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15C Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 86-0176, c/n 1027/C404, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15C Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 86-0176
c/n: 1027/C404
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 5635] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15D Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 86-0182, c/n 994/D06, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15D Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 86-0182
c/n: 994/D06
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 11410] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 86-0183, c/n 986/E001, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15E Strike Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 86-0183
c/n: 986/E001
 
first production F-15E retired 2014, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 12778] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 91-0605, c/n 1248/E206, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15E Strike Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 91-0605
c/n: 1248/E206
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 4] Karsten Palt 2006-06-17
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 97-0219, c/n 1357/E218, Karsten Palt, 2006McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15E Strike Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 97-0219
c/n: 1357/E218
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2006 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 87] Karsten Palt 2006-08-26
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle, United States Air Force (USAF), 97-0220, c/n 1358/E219, Karsten Palt, 2006McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
F-15E Strike Eagle
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 97-0220
c/n: 1358/E219
 
Spottersday - Airday MFG3 2006 [Nordholz - Fliegerhorst (ETMN / NDZ)]