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JC Wings 1:72 Military Series JCW-72-F15-028
Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle Diecast Model
USAF 366th FW, 391st FS Bold Tigers, #87-0207, Ahmed Al Jabar AB, Kuwait, Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001

Limited Edition

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle   10.75"   7.25"


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Immediately following the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, the 391st FS deployed to Ahmed Al Jabar AB, Kuwait, flying unprecedented mission durations to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In the opening stages of the campaign, the squadron became the first Air Force Fighter Squadron to employ ordnance in theater and went on to fly over 500 sorties and drop 515,000 pounds of munitions. The squadron employed nearly every type of bomb in the F-15E's arsenal, including Mk-82s, GBU-10s, GBU-12s, GBU-15s, GBU-24s, GBU-28s, and the AGM-130. Additionally, the 391st became the first F-15E unit to employ the EGBU-15 in combat.

Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle

Designed to meet US Air Force requirements for an air superiority fighter to replace the F-4 Phantom, the F-15 Eagle first flew on July 27, 1972. Following reviews of proposals, the United States Air Force selected McDonnell Douglas's design in 1969 to meet the service's need for a dedicated air superiority fighter. Since entering service in 1976, it is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 victories and no losses in aerial combat, with the majority of the kills by the Israeli Air Force.

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JC's 1:72 scale F-15s feature an impressive amount of pad-printed markings including some elaborate paint schemes and numerous warning placards found adorning the entire airframe. They are highly detailed with a delicate thin cambered wing, simulated stainless-steel heat shielding surrounding the engine exhausts, movable razor thin all metal elevators and rudders. The underside of the aircraft features metal landing gear with a full complement of beautifully pad printed ordnance. Showing remarkable attention to detail, actuators extend and retract with the hinged canopy and speed brake and compressor fans will even spin if air is blown into the engine intakes!

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JC Wings 1:72 Military Series

The JC Wings "1:72 Military" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft in 1:72 scale.

JC Wings 1:72 Military diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Selected moving parts such as canopies, control surfaces and swing-wings.
  • Detailed, hand-painted pilot and crew member figures.

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