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F/A-18 Hornet [Carrier Operations]

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Author: Coenogo

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Date added: 2014-11-26

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This is my remake of the famous Boeing F/A-18 Hornet. These are the specifications of the Hornet:

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[General characteristics]
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Crew: F/A-18C: 1, F/A-18D: 2 (pilot and weapons system officer)
Length: 56 ft (17.1 m)
Wingspan: 40 ft (12.3 m)
Height: 15 ft 4 in (4.7 m)
Wing area: 400 ft² (38 m²)
Airfoil: NACA 65A005 mod root, 65A003.5 mod tip
Empty weight: 23,000 lb (10,400 kg)
Loaded weight: 36,970 lb (16,770 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 51,900 lb (23,500 kg)
Powerplant: 2 × General Electric F404-GE-402 turbofans
Dry thrust: 11,000 lbf (48.9 kN) each
Thrust with afterburner: 17,750 lbf (79.2 kN) each
Fuel capacity: 10,860 pounds (4,930 kg) internally[110]

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[Performance]
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Maximum speed:
High altitude: Mach 1.8 (1,190 mph, 1,915 km/h) at 40,000 ft (12,190 m)
Low altitude: Mach 1.2 (915 mph, 1,473 km/h)[111]
Range: 1,089 nmi (1,250 miles, 2,000 km) with only two AIM-9s
Combat radius: 400 nmi (460 mi (740 km)) on air-air mission
Ferry range: 1,800 nmi (2,070 mi (3,330 km))
Service ceiling: 50,000 ft (15,240 m)
Rate of climb: 50,000 ft/min (254 m/s)
Wing loading: 93 lb/ft² (454 kg/m²)
Thrust/weight: 0.96 (1.13 with loaded weight & 50% internal fuel)
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[Armament]
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Guns

1× 20 mm (0.787 in) M61A1 Vulcan nose mounted 6-barreled Gatling cannon, 578 rounds
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Hardpoints

9 total: 2× wingtips missile launch rail, 4× under-wing, and 3× under-fuselage with a capacity of 13,700 pounds (6,200 kg) external fuel and ordnance
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Rockets

2.75 inches (70 mm) Hydra 70 rockets
5 in (127.0 mm) Zuni rockets
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Missiles

[Air-to-air missiles]
4× AIM-9 Sidewinder or 4× AIM-132 ASRAAM or 4× IRIS-T or 4× AIM-120 AMRAAM and
2× AIM-7 Sparrow or 2× AIM-120 AMRAAM

[Air-to-surface missiles]
AGM-65 Maverick
AGM-84H/K Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Range (SLAM-ER)
AGM-88 HARM Anti-radiation missile (ARM)
AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW)
AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)
Taurus missile Cruise missile

[Anti-ship missiles]
AGM-84 Harpoon
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Bombs

B61 nuclear bomb[112]
JDAM precision-guided munition (PGMs)
Paveway series of laser-guided bombs
Mk 80 series of unguided iron bombs
CBU-78 Gator
CBU-87 Combined Effects Munition
CBU-97 Sensor Fuzed Weapon
Mk 20 Rockeye II
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Others

SUU-42A/A Flares/Infrared decoys dispenser pod and chaff pod or
Electronic countermeasures (ECM) pod or
AN/AAS-38 Nite Hawk Targeting pods (US Navy only), to be replaced by AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR or
LITENING targeting pod (USMC, Royal Australian Air Force, Spanish Air Force, and Finnish Air Force only) or
up to 3× 330 US gallons (1,200 l; 270 imp gal) Sargent Fletcher drop tanks for ferry flight or extended range/loitering time.
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[Avionics]
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Hughes APG-73 radar
ROVER (Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver) antenna for use by US Navy's F/A-18C strike fighter squadrons
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[Controls]
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E - Start/Stop Engine
W - Pitch Up
S - Pitch Down
T - Landing Gear Up [Hold]
G - Landing Gear Down [Hold]
O - Arrestor Hook Up [Hold]
L - Arrestor Hook Down [Hold]
K - Raise Jet-Blast Shielding
J - Launch CATO (Catapult Assisted Take-Off)
X - Brake [Hold]
F - Airbrake [Hold]
A - Launch Missile (AGM-84 Harpoon)
D - Drop External Feul Tanks (330 Gallons)
Q - Launch SUU-42A/A Flares
Last edited at 2014/11/26 17:43:59 by Coenogo
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