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McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet

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General:

Type: Fighter/Bomber

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight:

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

55'  7"

14'  9.5"

37'  6"

- lbs.

44,000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

2

16,000 # st per engine

General Electric F404-GE-400 turbojets

Range (ferry):

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

2,300  miles

1.8+  mph

- mph

-0 ft/sec

48,000+  ft

Armament:

Nine weapons stations with combined capacity of 13,000  lbs. of mixed ordinance.  Nose mounted M61 20mm multi-barrel cannon. 

     

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