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  • Decommissioned F-15s head to the "Boneyard"

    This decommissioned F-15C has been stripped of all of its removable parts including its wings, tails, and canopy and will be loaded on to a truck to be shipped down to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., often referred to as the "Boneyard".

  • US Air Force awards F-15EX engine contract

    The United States Air Force awarded a $1,579,662,187 contract to General Electric, GE Edison Works, Cincinnati, Oct. 29, for the purchase of 29 engines — installs and spares — in support of the production of 12 F-15EX Eagle II aircraft.

  • Kingsley Eagles Help F-35 Pilots Train at Eglin Air Force Base

    Oregon Air National Guard F-15C Eagles, Airmen, and pilots flew across the nation to Eglin Air Force Base from May 1-15, 2021, to participate in the F-35A Lightning II B-Course training program as Adversary Air, commonly referred to as “Red Air”.

  • USAF F-15EX completes first flight

    The first F-15EX destined to the United States Air Force completed its initial flight in Saint Louis on February 2, 2021. The fighter jet took off and landed from St. Louis-Lambert International Airport. The 173rd Fighter Wing is scheduled to transition to the F-15EX in 2024.

  • Kingsley pilot accomplishes 3000th flight hour in F-15 Eagle

    U.S. Air Force Col. Geoffrey Jensen, the 173rd Operations Group commander, lists a significant number of accomplishments over his decades-long career, but getting him to talk about them isn’t easy. In a sit down interview Jensen repeatedly responded to questions about his career by citing a great

  • 173rd Fighter Wing to continue Air Force Salute flyovers in Oregon

    The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to continue flying multiple F-15 Eagle flyovers over hospitals throughout Oregon during the month of May in order to salute Oregonians on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic and lift morale during a time of severe health and economic impacts.