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Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurbofan
ApplicationAttack, Fighter
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Multi mission fighter with twin turbofans. Includes F/A-18E (single seat), F/A-18F (two-seat) and EA-18G (Growler) current variants.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet 1995 / 1995 Multirole fighter, single-seat/two-seater variants.
Boeing F/A-18G Growler 2003 / 2006 Electronic warfare variant of F/A-18F.

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Airframe Systems Airframe Assemblies (11) Crew Seating (1) Environmental Systems (4) Fluid Power (6) Landing Assemblies (8) Oxygen Systems & Equipment (1) Safety & Security Systems (3) Weapons Systems (7)
Avionics Avionic Components (2) Communications (Airborne) (2) Flight and Data Management (4) Imaging and Visual Systems (2) Indicators and Instruments (8) Navigation Aids (Airborne) (2) Warning Systems (1)
Power Systems Auxiliary Power (1) Batteries & Accessories (1) Electrical Power Systems (6) Engine Components (5) Engines (1) Fuel Systems (5) Power Transmission (2)
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