Like the Mustang and Spitfire, the McDonald-Douglas F15 Eagle is one of the nicest looking aircraft that has ever flown, not to mention performance.
This F15-A from Eglin AFB, Florida was execeptionally beautiful as it flew during sunset through the moisture
laden atmosphere of the Gulf of Mexico.
Between Jan. 16 and Feb. 1, 1975, an F-15A nicknamed "Streak Eagle" broke eight time-to-climb world records. It reached an altitude of 98,425 feet just 3 minutes 27.8 seconds from brake release at takeoff and coasted to nearly 103,000 feet before descending.
The first Eagle entered service in November 1974 with the 58th Tactical Training Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The first Air Force air defense squadron to transition to the F-15...
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My paintings reflect the world I live in or want to live in with no grandiose statements. With three primary colors I give you truth in the disguise of an illusion, as the pact between artist and audience is always an unspoken illusion.
Whatever our purpose on this planet or the universe itself is something I cannot fathom or attempt to understand. I therefore focus on what I can relate to and what I see that makes me happy. I hope these efforts will also help for you to enjoy the everyday things.
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