Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle Demonstrator Makes 1st Flight

The Silent Eagle flight demonstrator aircraft F-15E1 completed a successful first flight on Jul. 8 from Lambert St. Louis International Airport.

During the 80-minute flight, F-15E1 opened and closed its left-side Conformal Weapons Bay, which contained an AIM-120 Instrumented Test Vehicle (ITV) missile. The ITV was not launched.

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