Air Force Fighter Plane Reaches Milestone

F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 reaches 10,000 logged flying hours

F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 is a highly credited aircraft, being the only F-15 to successfully complete an air-to-air kill; an achievement that the aircraft reached in 1991 while serving in Operation Desert Storm and now the only F-15 to log 10,000 hours of flying time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ericka Engblom)

F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 is a highly credited aircraft, being the only F-15 to successfully complete an air-to-air kill; an achievement that the aircraft reached in 1991 while serving in Operation Desert Storm and now the only F-15 to log 10,000 hours of flying time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ericka Engblom)

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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan– F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 sits in its spot at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2012. #89-0487 is a highly credited aircraft, being the only F-15 to successfully complete an air-to-air kill; an achievement that the aircraft reached in 1991 while serving in Operation Desert Storm, and now the only F-15 to log 10,000 hours of flying time. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Ericka Engblom)

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