This Day in Aviation History

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This Day in Aviation History
June 4th, 1980
First flight of the Mitsubishi F-15J.
 
The Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather air superiority fighter based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle in use by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF). The F-15J was produced under license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The subsequent F-15DJ and F-15J Kai variants were also produced. Japan is the largest customer of the F-15 Eagle outside the United States. In addition to combat, F-15DJ roles include training. The F-15J Kai is a modernized version of the F-15J….
 
Source:
Wikipedia, Mitsubishi F-15J: http://gstv.us/1JmBAcy
 
YouTube, Japan Self Defense Force Mitsubishi F-15J: http://gstv.us/1FUShb9
 
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