Three more F-15SA Eagles for the Royal Saudi Air Force arrived at RAF Lakenheath, UK, today on delivery from St Louis. They comprised of serials 12-1041, 12-1043 and 12-1045. The first four aircraft (12-1006, 12-1010, 93-0857 and 93-0899) were delivered to the Kingdom on December 13, after departing RAF Lakenheath in the UK on December 10.
The first four are already wearing RSAF serials – 5519 is the former 12-1010, a new-build F-15SA. The other three aircraft from the first batch are serials 5518 (formerly 12-1006), 5540 (93-857) and 5541 (93-899).
Saudi Arabia has ordered 84 new-build F-15SA aircraft, and a further 68 earlier F-15S aircraft will be upgraded to the later configuration.