F-15E Strike Eagle
"Fortune Favors the Bold"
Audentes Fortuna Juvat | Motto of the 366th Fighter Wing
In use by:
AF ROTC, Seymour Johnson AFB
The F-15E Strike Eagle is an all-weather, multi-role, twin seat strike fighter derived from the F-15 Eagle air superiority tactical fighter.
Its unparalleled range, persistence and weapons load make it the backbone of the U.S. Air Force, with the capability to perform air-to-air or air-to-surface missions at all altitudes, day or night, in any weather.
Designed in the 1980s for long-range, high speed interdiction without relying on escort or electronic warfare aircraft, the 'E' variant Strike Eagles can be distinguished from other Eagle variants by darker camouflage and conformal fuel tanks mounted along the engine intakes.
The Strike Eagle has been deployed in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Allied Force and Operation Odyssey Dawn carrying out deep strikes against high-value targets, combat patrols and providing close air support for coalition troops. It has also seen action in later conflicts and has been exported to several countries.
It is affectionately known as the Mudhen, with 'mud' in reference to its air to ground role and 'hen' referencing its fat conformal fuel tanks.
The F-15E Strike Eagle model depicted in this package is a highly detailed replica of its real-life counterpart. The model was created by using high quality digital photos and many, many countless hours of testing, revising and testing again! This is, bar none, as close as most of us will ever get to the real thing.
This package features functional weapons and radar integration; both the air to ground and air to air ordinance will destroy not only targets of opportunity, but also other F-15’s in multiplayer!
This package also features an Aircraft Configuration Menu that can be used to set detailed payload options. Many different weapons choices are available, including but not limited to, Aim-9's, Amraam's, CBU-87's, Mk 82's and GBU-12's. Adding or removing ordinance or fuel will have an effect on flight dynamics and handling characteristics!
Although you can simply elect to jump in and fly with an available quick start (two clicks, wait for spool up and you're off!), you can also choose to fly by the numbers if you wish; an extremely detailed Pilots Operating Handbook includes all performance charts and figures. Great effort has been taken to ensure that this model flies as close as possible to the book!
With a max range of 2100 nautical miles and a top speed of Mach 2.4, you can travel far and fast with ease!
Advanced flight dynamics faithfully reflecting published performance envelopes
Accurately modeled startup and shutdowns
Accurately modeled weapons, radar and targeting procedures
Accurately modeledsystems and avionics
Available quick start procedure
Realistic night lighting, landing lights and custom effects
9 HD liveries created by Gunnar von Meeren
High quality sound set recorded from a real F-15E
Selectable loadout options, affecting flight dynamics and performance
All weapons can be fired and or dropped
All weapons and tanks can be jettisoned
High quality external and internal models
Multiplayer capable so you can fight and shoot each other down!
Highly detailed product manual included