McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet Top Speed

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McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet Top Speed
TOP SPEED

1190 mph




1915 km/h


McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet had excellent tendencies in the spin situation and was easily regained. All F-18’s were identified by blue or red markings on the wingtips and nose section. In heavy crosswinds the computer-controlled surfaces struggle to keep tons of high-tech traveling in a straight line. On the 30th of October 1979 the first f-18 carrier landings were made with Lieutenant Commander Dick Richards at controls. Prototype number three was to be subjected to continual testing in a sea environment with constant takeoffs and landings touch.

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