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Aerospatiale-British Aerospace Concorde

Concorde VS F-15 Eagle

Concorde Specifications
History of Concorde
Concorde VS F-15 Eagle
The World's Fastest Airplanes
Concorde Paris Crash
Current locations of the Concorde fleet
Concorde Exterior Images
Concorde Interior Images
Concorde Videos

The Concorde is so fast that it can beat some fighter jets. The American F-15 Eagle is a tactical fighter jet built by McDonnell-Douglas.
The F-15 is armed with fearsome AGM-7 Sparrow missles, AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles or AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles.
Obviously we will not compare size, armament or maximum passengers, since the F-15 is a tactical fighter jet and the Concorde is a reasonably large passenger jet.
Aerospatiale-British Aerospace Concorde

Engines: Four 170.2kN (38,050lb) Rolls-Royce SNECMA Olympus 593 Mk 610 afterburning turbojets

Max cruising speed: Mach 2.04 (2179 km/h)

Range: 6580 km (3550 nm)


McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle

Engines: Two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-100, 220 or 229 turbofan engines with afterburners

Max cruising speed: Mach 2.5 plus (3016 km/h)

Range: 5556 km (3000 nm)

As you can see, the Concorde and a fighter jet are very evenly matched.