The F-15 is considered among the most successful fighters ever built. First flight was in July 1972 and entered service in 1976. The F-15 is an all weather air superiority combat aircraft with over 100 combat victories with no losses to enemy aircraft. With a top speed of mach 2.5 plus, giving the F-15, a very high thrust to weight ratio which enables it to accelerate vertically. In 1975, an F-15A broke eight time-to-climb world records reaching an altitude of over 98,000 feet in just over three minutes. Equipped with a 20mm cannon and a variety of air to air missiles, the F-15 can carry up to 16,000 lbs of mixed ordinance. During the Persian Gulf war, F-15’s accounted for 36 of the 39 Air Force aerial victories. Stationed at numerous military bases throughout the world, the F-15 Eagle is still unquestionably one of the greatest fighters ever built and is expected to fly for the U.S. Air Force until the year 2025.
Each small & medium print comes signed, matted and shrink wrapped.
Large prints are signed & numbered to either a limited edition of 1000 or 2000 and are shipped in a sturdy shipping tube.