Aircraft Photo of 71-0291 / 71291 | McDonnell Douglas TF-15A Eagle | USA - Air Force | #1285
Registration / Serial:71-0291
Alternate Serial:71291
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas TF-15A Eagle
C/n (msn):12/B002
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force / McDonnell Douglas
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:September 1976
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1285
Photo Comment

Performing here in bicentennial colours with the official "American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976" logo on the fins. Loaned to McDonnell Douglas as a company demonstrator in Feb 1976. Still a TF-15A at this time, was redesignated to F-15B on 1 Dec 1977. This was the second two-seater Eagle to be built, used for FAST Pack conformal fuel tank and LANTIRN pod trials and later as development aircraft for the F-15E Strike Eagle. Last reported in as a BDR training airframe at Robins AFB, GA

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