|From Batman Annual, 1982. The raked air intakes and the shape of the horizontal tail surfaces (elevators) are similar to those of the F-15 Eagle. Note the VTOL vents under the wings.|
|From Batman Annual, 1982. The profile of the nose and canopy suggest the F-15 Eagle, though the rest of the drawing is generic enough.|
|From Batman Annual, 1982. This picture doesn't show much of the Batplane but its reference to the Batplane as an "eagle" returning to its "eagle's nest" is interesting since the F-15's name is the "Eagle."|
|Detective Comics No. 541, August 1984. The rectangular air intakes resemble those of an F-15. The one significant difference between this Batplane and the F-15, however, is the single vertical stabilizer. The Eagle has two.|
|From Untold Legends of the Batman, September 1980. The profile drawing in this panel is the strongest case for arguing that this Batplane is based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.|
|A comparison of the profile drawing from the comic book with the side view of an F-15 Eagle as seen on the NASA Dryden website.|
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