Who makes the f18 Hornet?
McDonnell DouglasNorthrop Corporation
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet/Manufacturers
When was the f18 Hornet?
January 7, 1983
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet/Dates introduced
How fast are f18 jets?
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the Navy’s premier strike fighter. The Super Hornet is a more powerful version of the F-18 Hornet, which is the aircraft the Blue Angels fly. Powered by two General Electric turbofan after-burning engines, the Hornet is supersonic with a top speed of Mach 1.8 (1,190 mph).
How many F-18 Super Hornets have been built?
Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
|F/A-18E/F Super Hornet|
|Number built||608+ as of April 2020|
|Developed from||McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet|
|Variants||Boeing EA-18G Growler|
What is the F 18 armed with?
Because of the strengthened nonfolding wing, the wingtip missile rails were designed to carry either the AIM-7 Sparrow or Skyflash medium-range air-to-air missiles, in addition to the AIM-9 Sidewinder as found on the F/A-18A.
Is the McDonnell Douglas F / A-18 Hornet a fighter jet?
carrier-based strike fighter aircraft. The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).
When did the F / A-18 Hornet make its debut?
The F/A-18’s combat debut was over Libya in 1986 during Operation El Dorado Canyon, later during Operation Desert Storm the F/A-18C performed round-the-clock day and night sorties with great success, despite the loss of two F/A-18s.
Is the F / A-18C Hornet in Ace Combat 2?
The F/A-18C Hornet (F/A-18 in Air Combat and F/A-18D in Ace Combat 2) is a multirole carrier-based aircraft. This C variant appeared in early Ace Combat games, but is not present in more recent titles. It has been superseded by the F/A-18F Super Hornet on consoles and the F/A-18E Super Hornet on handheld devices.
What kind of emitter does a F / A-18 Hornet use?
Emitter Identifiers Type RWR ID Type RWR ID RWR ID 15 SA-15 “Gauntlet” 16 F-16 Fighting Falcon C-17 Globemaster III 18 F/A-18 Hornet 19 MiG-19 “Farmer” MiG-21 “Fishbed” 22 Tu-22 “Blinder” 23 MiG-23 “Flogger” Su-24 “Fencer” 25 MiG-25 “Foxbat” 29 MiG-29 “Fulcrum” Su-27 “Flanker”