Eagle – Japan Air Self Defence Force
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Photos directly below were taken at Nyutabaru Air Base in Miyazaki-ken, Japan on 07 December 2003. The three aircraft photographed here are based at Nyutabaru. F-15DJ 82-8091 of the Tactical Fighter Training Group (Hiko Kyodotai) in one of the “aggressor” schemes used. This aircraft was license-built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and delivered to the JASDF in 1998. F-15J #810 and #834 belong to 23 Squadron and were delivered in 1982 and 1984 respectively.
|The green colour looks the same as the lighter green used on JASDF F-1s and RF-4EJs||2||3||Some F-15DJs have two handgrips on the canopy frame for the backseater.|
|ACES II Ejection seat. Straps are sage green, cushions beige (though some are green).||Licence-built F100-IHI-220E DEEC engine|
Photos and text © 2004 by Piripi Kerr