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F-15EX Named the Eagle II

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F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by page_verify » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:25 am

Overnight all of the current sexy Eagles have become fat old Eagles, apparently.


The Air Force unveiled the name of its newest fighter jet—the F-15EX Eagle II—during an April 7 ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

https://www.airforcemag.com/f-15ex-named-the-eagle-ii/

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Blackcat1 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:32 am

Never say die Iron Eagle! 😊
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Nighthawke » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:12 am

No they are fat new Eagles.

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by markranger » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:33 am

That name is about as exciting as eating Weetabix without any milk.
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by page_verify » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:34 am

Nighthawke wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:12 am
No they are fat new Eagles.
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by reaper493 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:42 am

At least it wasn't Super Eagle....

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by mikee115 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:03 am

I would've though 'Freedom Eagle' would've been their first choice! Lol

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Alf » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:13 am

Eddie The Eagle?

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Post by markranger » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:17 am

mikee115 wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:03 am
I would've though 'Freedom Eagle' would've been their first choice! Lol
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Thunder » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:32 am

Regal Eagle sounds better 🤔

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Post by Bluetail » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:48 am

Unfortunate choice because nobody will call it that in reality.
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Precinct7 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:43 pm

they must have been up all night thinking that one out !

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Canberra TT.18 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:35 pm

Bluetail wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:48 am
Unfortunate choice because nobody will call it that in reality.
I think they know everyone will call it an Eagle as that's what it looks like.

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by slogen51 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:52 pm

Double Eagle ?

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Post by BOLLO » Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:03 pm

EAGLE GTI TURBO NUTTER Wally ??
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Blackcat1 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:48 pm

Iron Eagle for me , then again there wasn't an Eagle in the film's! Although Iron Falcon doesn't sound right 😊
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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Thunder » Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:52 pm

slogen51 wrote:
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Double Eagle ?
That'll be an Albatross then :whistle:

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by slogen51 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:09 am

Non comprende

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by raptor9 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:54 am

Golf. A good walk spoilt according to Samuel Clemens.

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Re: F-15EX Named the Eagle II

Post by Supra » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:09 am

Guess they had to call it something without losing the Eagle name, plus the auditors need some distinguishing name? Not exactly the most exciting christening!
In discussion for us it will just be a '15two' just like the '15c', 15e, 15d. :roll:

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