CF-188A HORNET

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.

PERFORMANCE:

 

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)

 

 

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