Boeing is slipping the first flight-test for the F-15 Silent Eagle prototype about six months to allow time to add inputs over features desired by interested international customers. First flight for a preproduction version of the Silent Eagle was slated for the first quarter of 2010 as of March, when the company unveiled the concept at its St. Louis facility (Aerospace DAILY, March 18, June 11). The early flight-tests were to focus on operation of the conformal fuel tanks, which are ...


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