The American build McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet is the
Canadian version of the F/A-18A multi role aircraft, although
originally designed as a shipboard strike fighter.
The Hornet's first flight was made in 1978.
Wing span: 37 ft 6 in (11,43 m)
Lenght: 56 ft (17,07 m)
Height: 15 ft 4 in (4,67 m)
Max. speed: 1,190 mph (1915 km/h)
Empty weight: 20,570 lbs (9331 kg)
Max weight: 48,253 lbs (21,887 kg)
Powerplant: two GE F404-GE-400 turbofans
Thrust: 16,000 lb (7257 kg)