Posted on Leave a comment

Strike Eagle – Another day at the Office

Strike Eagles are two-seat fighters. The Weapons Systems Officer (WSO, or “wizzo”) sits behind the pilot, and is directly involved in operations of the aircraft and weapons systems.

The video below shows a Strike Eagle WSO spending another day at the office, while his pilot roars them over the UK countryside.

Strike Eagle WSO Video

Did you know?

The backseat of the F-15E Strike Eagle has a control stick and rudder pedals, but WSOs are not trained to fly the jet. Their forward view is also largely obstructed by the instrument panel and the pilot’s seat.

Like Fighters? See the Fighter Jet Zone