Boeing F/A-18 Hornet

Current Price $ 29 - 57 million U.S.

Blue Angel McDonnell Douglas FA 18 Hornet 1
photo: Robert Sullivan

Most proven tactical aircraft The F 18 Hornet

Manufacturer:
Boeing
Country:
United States
Manufactured:
1983 to: Present
ICAO:
F18
Price:
US$29 million (2006)

Specifications

Avionics:
Ratheon APG 73
Engine:
2x General Electric F404-GE-402
Turbofan
Power:
17,750 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
1034 knots
1,915 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
155 knots
Travel range:
1,800 Nautical Miles
3,334 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.68 nautical mile / gallon
0.333 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
50,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
45000 feet / minute
228.60metre / second
Take Off Distance:
457 metre - 1,499.33 feet
Landing Distance:
400 metre - 1,312.32 feet
Max Take Off Weight:
23,590 Kg
52,007 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
Max Payload:
7,000 Kg
15,432 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
2,625 gallon
9,937 litre
Baggage Volume:
Seats - Economy / General:
2 seats
Seats - Business Class:
0
Seats - First Class:
0
Cabin Height:
Cabin Width:
Cabin Length:
Exterior Length:
17.1 metre - 56.10 feet
Tail height:
4.7 metre - 15.42 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
12.3 metre - 40.35 feet
Wing Tips:
No Winglets
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