The USAF Can't Find A Downed Pilot And The Quiet Zone Might Be Why

An F-15C crashed earlier this morning in the mountains of western Virginia, and hours later, the pilot seems to have vanished without a trace. Part of the reason offered has been because it's so hard to communicate in that part of the country. But communications are silent in the National Radio Quiet Zone on purpose. » 8/27/14 4:23pm 8/27/14 4:23pm

An F-15 Fighter Jet Has Reportedly Crashed In Virginia [UPDATE]

An F-15C fighter jet flying near the Washington, DC-area has reportedly crashed near the town of Deerfield, Virginia, according to the local News-Leader. UPDATE » 8/27/14 10:34am 8/27/14 10:34am

U.S. To Bolster Air Defense Along Russian Border: What That Means

The DoD will be sending additional fighters to the Baltics, and possibly Poland, to beef up the NATO air policing roles along Russia's border with greater Europe. » 3/05/14 4:37pm 3/05/14 4:37pm

Watch This F-15 Weapons Officer Chill Out During Mid-Air Refuelling

I guess when you're the weapons officer in an F-15 getting refueled midair over the Persian Gulf, you have time to just chill out. » 9/13/13 12:15pm 9/13/13 12:15pm

American F-15 Jets Intercept Korean Air Boeing 777 For Terrorist Threat

Two United States' Air Force F-15 Eagle fighters launched into Canadian airspace to intercept a Korean Air Boeing 777 on April 10, 5:30 Pacific Time. The plane was going to Seoul when it received a bomb threat shortly after takeoff from Vancouver, British Columbia. » 4/12/12 7:45am 4/12/12 7:45am

What Happens When You Eject Out Of A Jet At 800 MPH

In a training exercise gone wrong back in 1989, Capt. Brian Udell had to eject at from his F-15 travelling at supersonic speeds. The force of the air on his body was so strong that it nearly killed him. Here is Udell explaining what happened. » 3/16/12 4:45pm 3/16/12 4:45pm

I Wish I Could Fly an F-15 Around the Last Shuttle Launch

Apparently, every time the space shuttle launches, pretty F-15s gather around to patrol the skies. The view is just amazing. This photo was sent by the co-pilot of one of the birds of war to astronaut Gregory Johnson, aboard Endeavour. » 6/01/11 4:59pm 6/01/11 4:59pm

I'm Gonna Hit The Brakes, And They'll Fly Right By

An Air Force F-15D Eagle fighter aims for the moon over a pair of released flares. Let's see what you've got now, Jester. Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Allen/USAF [via Chamorrobible] » 6/14/10 9:30am 6/14/10 9:30am

Boeing Reveals F-15 Silent Eagle With More Stealth Ability For Flying…

Boeing revealed the newest iteration of the F-15 Eagle, the original Countach of the skies, this week. This new Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle is more stealthy, more ninja and more re-vamped for the 21st century. » 3/20/09 10:00am 3/20/09 10:00am

Ford F-150 Raptor Hits The Trail For More Video Teaser Action

Like other outlets » 10/31/08 2:01pm 10/31/08 2:01pm, we too received a special "CONFIDENTIAL" package via DHL from Ford SVT this morning. Inside was a CD with the following video clip of the Ford being put through its paces in some unnamed desert. Looks like the truck is able to gobble up some pretty serious terrain at some pretty serious speeds.…

Ford F-150 Raptor Teased In Online Video

The yet-to-be-revealed Ford F-150 Raptor » 10/31/08 1:00pm 10/31/08 1:00pm is set to be one of the most interesting vehicles to come from the SVT division, eschewing street performance for off-roading prowess. Here we get some teaser video of the truck in its element. The actual details on the Raptor are still largely under wraps, but the suspected…