In 1988, the 4th TFW began transitioning to the F-15E Strike Eagle. The first F-15E arrived on 29 December, 1988, and the 336th Tactical Fighter Squadron became the first operational F-15E squadron in the Air Force on 1 October, 1989. Based at Seymour Johnson AFB in North Carolina, SJ 88-1691 accurately depicts one of the first F-15E aircraft in the Air Force.
A unique, full-color nameplate is included in this magnificently detailed model. Unlike diecast metal, finer detail can be molded in plastic, and this Easy Model 'Platinum Collectible' aircraft is sure to be a valuable addition to any 1/72 scale collection or diorama.