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McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (72-8960)

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Mitsubishi F-15J Eagle in KMQ/RJNK

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Alan Brown
Interesting to note that it is hard to tell the F-15J from the MiG-29 and SU-25. You kind of wonder who copied who?
CHRIS ROBEY
I thought you were going to say "hard to tell the F15J built in Japan from the F15C..."
sam kuminecz
su-27 you mean, which is twice as large as the 15. the Su-25 is a single tail ground attack aircraft.
山田 貴男Photo Uploader
Quoted from Wikipedia..
The Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather air superiority fighter based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle in use by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF). The F-15J was produced under license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The subsequent F-15DJ and F-15J Kai variants were also produced. Japan is the largest customer of the F-15 Eagle outside the United States.[1] In addition to combat, F-15DJ roles include training. The F-15J Kai is a modernized version of the F-15J.
gwapo santa
globalization f35 from japan
Robert Wolff
The structure raised aft the cockpit. Air brake? Helps cool the engines?
CHRIS ROBEY
Air brake.
Charles Connel
No Chris that is the speedbrake used for landing. I was a crew chief on the F-15A thru the F-15D.
CHRIS ROBEY
Thanks Charles!
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