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McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

By Htam

2010__HHD6312_D300_AuroraHDR2019.jpg@ Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, PA

September 2010

This Strike Eagle pulls vapor during its flight demonstration at the 2010 Wings Over Pittsburgh Airshow. The F-15E was designed in the 1980’s by McDonnell Douglas as a long range interdiction fighter. The company envisaged the aircraft as a replacement for the F-111 Aardvark and F-4 Phantoms. Built with a sturdier airframe, these F-15Es are expected to remain in service past 2025.  Nikon D300 w/80-200mm.


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