U.S. Air Force F-15E Fleet Faces Retirement Threat

Credit: Mark Wagner/Aviation Week
U.S. Air Force fleet plans include keeping Boeing F-15Es with higher-thrust engines for the long-term, leaving the majority of the 30-year-old fleet vulnerable to retirement, a senior Air Force official says. The portion of the F-15E fleet powered by 29,000-lb.-thrust Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229...

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