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PICTURES: First flight of ROKAF F-15Ks with P&W engines

 One of my contacts has just sent me these, the first flight of the Republic of Korea Air Force F-15Ks that are powered by the Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 engines.The one-hour flight took place over St Louis on Monday. The aircraft is part of an order for 21 fighters that the country ordered two years […]

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Singapore 2010: Boeing upbeat about F-15 despite lack of orders

The F-15 has been flying for more than 35 years in air forces all over the world, but the line finally appears to be coming to an end with a lack of recent orders.Boeing, however, believes that its latest variant, the F-15 Silent Eagle, will snag some new contracts from countries like South Korea, Singapore […]

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Singapore 2010: Flying the F-15SG simulator

Boeing believes that the F-15 is still relevant for air forces globally, and the entry of service of the aircraft into the Republic of Singapore Air Force will help them to spread that message.I got a chance to sit in the F-15SG simulator as Boeing gave me a glimpse of what the RSAF pilots would […]

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Singapore 2010: Spotlight likely to be on F-35 programme

More Asian countries are likely to assess the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the coming years as a possible solution to their fighter requirements, and that should result in the aircraft taking the spotlight next week.But expect a lot of questions from the media for the Lockheed executives next week, especially on the […]

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