McDonnell Douglas / Boeing F/A-18E / F Super Hornet

Fighter / Fighter Bomber

Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet, United States Navy, 166659/AD-232, c/n F137 © Joerg Amann
Photo ©: Joerg Amann (photos at airliners.net)
The Boeing F/A-18E & F/A-18F Super Hornet is a twin-engined one- or two-seat carrier-capable fighter and fighter bomber aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Boeing Defense, Space & Security (earlier McDonnellDouglas).
The F/A-18E is the single-seat variant, the F/A-18F is the two-seat variant. The F/A-18 Super Hornet is a enlarged development of the McDonnellDouglas / Boeing F/A-18 Hornet.
Crew1 (E) 2 (F)
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric F414-GE-400
Engine Power (each)
dry/with Afterburner
63,4 / 97,9 kN14250 / 22000 lbf
Speed1900 km/h1026 kts
  1181 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 1.8
Service Ceiling15.240 m50.000 ft
Range2.346 km1.267 NM
1.458 mi.
Empty Weight13.876 kg30.591 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight29.964 kg66.060 lbs
Wing Span13,70 m44 ft 11 in
Wing Area46,5 m501 ft
Length18,40 m60 ft 4 in
Height4,88 m16 ft 0 in
First Flight29.11.1995
Production Statusin production
Developed fromMcDonnell Douglas F/A-18C/D
ICAO CodeF18
Data for (Version)Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
VariantsF/A-18E, F/A-18F, EA-18G Growler

[Photo-ID: 12779] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
Boeing F/A-18F, United States Air Force (USAF), 168930, c/n F276, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
F/A-18F
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 168930
c/n: F276
 
Boeing Super Hornet Demonstrator
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12780] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
Boeing F/A-18F, United States Air Force (USAF), 168930, c/n F276, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
F/A-18F
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 168930
c/n: F276
 
Boeing Super Hornet Demonstrator
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12781] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
Boeing F/A-18F, United States Air Force (USAF), 168930, c/n F276, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
F/A-18F
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 168930
c/n: F276
 
Boeing Super Hornet Demonstrator
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]