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Desert Storm Dogfight
F-15C Eagle

by Eric de Best


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Desert Storm Dogfight

Boeing F-15C "Eagle”
United States Air Force, 33d Tactical Fighter Wing, 58th Fighter Squadron "Gorillas"
Iraq, Operation "Desert Storm", 1991

Twenty-four F-15s under the command of Colonel Rick Parsons departed Eglin Air Force Base for King Faisal Air Base in Saudi Arabia as part of the build up of coalition forces in Operations “Desert Shield” and “Desert Storm”. On january 17, 1991 started Operation ”Desert Storm”.

Captain John J.B. Kelk claimed the first aerial victory by shooting down the first Iraqi MiG-29. The 58th claimed a total of 16 enemy aircraft including 5 MiG-29s.

Art. JP-06
Size 30x40 cm
Size 11.8"x15,7"

This litho can be purchased through www.AVIATIONGRAPHIC.COM

Artwork: Eric de Best from www.cockpits.nl  Graphic Ugo Crisponi from aviationgraphic.com

Images and Text Copyright © 2006 byEric de Best and Ugo Crisponi
Page Created 04 July, 2006
Last Updated 04 July, 2006

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