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F/A-18E SUPER HORNET
 

     The F/A-18E Super Hornet is the world's most advanced strike fighter. Designed to operate from a carrier, the Super Hornet is fully capable in both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. The F/A-18E has a crew of one.

  • Wingspan: 42 feet 10 inches (without missiles)
  • Height: 16 feet 0 inches (to top of vertical stabilizers)
  • Length: 60 feet 2 inches
  • Weight: 32,000 lbs (empty)
  • Max takeoff weight: 66,000 lbs (catapult or field)
  • Max landing: 50,600 lbs (field) / 44,000 lbs (carrier)
  • G limits: +7.5 to -3.0
  • Engines: two General Electric F414-GE-400 engines
  • Thrust: 13,900 lbs (MIL), 20,700 lbs (MAX)
  • Tanks: four internal fuselage tanks, two internal wing tanks, two fuselage vent tanks, two vertical tanks
  • Internal Capacity: 2,024 gallons / 13,760 lbs JP-5
  • External: up to four 480 gallon tanks on centerline, inboard, and midboard pylons. Also configurable with a centerline mounted Aerial Refueling Store and four external 480 gallon tanks on inboard and midboard pylons.

 
 
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