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F-18

 

Derived from Northrop YF-17 with McDD, the first prototype F-18 flew on November 18, 1978. The Hornet enteret USN/USMC service from 1980.The last of 1479 first generation hornets we delivered in September 2000.

 

What's the difference between Hornet and Super Hornet?
There are a few differences between the two but the main difference is that the Hornet has semi-circular intakes while the Super Hornet has square ones.

 

Features

    • Twin fins

    • Swept wings

    • Two GE F404-GE-400 engines

    Variants:

    • F-18A

    • F-18B

    • F-18C

    • F-18D

     

Images

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