Tagged: F-15

“Back in Black” – August 2022 Saw the Return of Exercise Pitch Black

“Back in Black” August 2022 saw the return of Exercise Pitch Black to the skies of the Northern Territory, Australia, after a four-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The biannual exercise involved seventeen...

F-15 Eagles in Europe

The F-15 Eagle, probably the best air superiority fighter ever built, made its first flight in 1972. One thousand eight hundred seventeen Eagles were built for the United States Air Force: F-15A 384 F-15B 61...

T-BIRD BOMB BURST

BY GEN. MERRILL A. (TONY) MCPEAK , Del Rio could be the movie set of a West Texas border town. It’s windy, and the weather tends toward seasonal extremes. A large U.S. Air Force...

Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis 12/18/2015 – NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.  — Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-long contract to provide adversary support here. The 99th Contracting Squadron met...

Who is nearer the edge ?

For a few years I’ve asked myself, who has the toughest, but also the coolest job? Members of the extreme motorsport (Formula 1, DTM and MotoGP and NASCAR) or jet pilots? In the end, all...

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