F-15A Eagle at NMUSAF

The NMUSAF currently has two F-15A Eagles on display  – one outside, and this example, a former Louisiana ANG aircraft displayed as an Eagle of the 1st Fighter Wing, inside, The preproduction record breaker Streak Eagle, displayed for years outside, is now in storage although it is apparently being restored for a return to display.

F-15A Eagle on display at NMUSAF

F-15A Eagle walk around

Bibliography:

Cecil Brownlow “Air Force FX Studies to Begin in March” Aviation Week & Space Technology February 21, 1966 p.22−23
“FX Proposal Requests Imminent” Aviation Week & Space Technology September 2, 1968 p.16−17
“Air Force Hopes for Approval of F−15 Buy to Total 700” Aviation Week & Space Technology January 5, 1970 p.18−19 2 illustrations
Philip J. Klass “F−15 Avionics Suppliers Selection Nears” Aviation Week & Space Technology January 19, 1970 p.22−23
Photo: P&W Engine for F−15 Aircraft Tested” Aviation Week & Space Technology November 16, 1970 p.23
Cecil Brownlow “Air−to-Ground Capability Seen for F−15” Aviation Week & Space Technology July 3, 1972 p.18−19 1 photo
Photos (2): “F−15 Advanced Fighter Makes First Flight” Aviation Week & Space Technology August 7, 1972 p.19
Photo: “USAF/McDonnell Douglas F−15” Aviation Week & Space Technology August 28, 1972 front cover
Photo: “F−15 Conducts Touch−an−Go Tests” Aviation Week & Space Technology August 28, 1972 p.13
Donald E. Fink “USAF to Evaluate F−15 This Week” Aviation Week & Space Technology September 18, 1972 p.20−21 1 photo
Raytheon ad, showing a 1st TFW F-15A being armed with AIM-7F Sparrows Aviation Week & Space Technology April 4, 1977 p.66

 

F-15E Strike Eagle