F/A-18 Legacy Hornet

45 Years of F/A-18 Legacy Hornet, the US Navy’s first multirole aircraft

45 Years of F/A-18 Legacy Hornet, the US Navy’s first multirole aircraft

45 Years of F/A-18 Legacy Hornet Born out of necessity and innovation, the US Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet introduced a level… Read More

5 months ago

[Video] VMFAT-101 F/A-18 Hornets “Fly the Barn” 18 Ship Formation to honor SharpShooters legacy on the day of the Squadron Deactivation

VMFAT-101 SharpShooters F/A-18 Hornets Formation for the Squadron Deactivation The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) deactivated Marine Fighter Attack Training… Read More

6 months ago

Congressional Budget Office found that the Super Hornet is aging faster than the Legacy Hornet

A report by the Congressional Budget Office found that the Super Hornet fleet has lower availability rates when compared to… Read More

1 year ago

After a Blue Angels’ F/A-18 Super Hornet caused $180,000 in building damage while performing the “sneak pass,” the team had to change their show

The sneak pass maneuver has been safely performed for decades at air shows around the country, and the El Centro… Read More

2 years ago

USMC allegedly interested in acquiring Kuwait Air Force F/A-18 Legacy Hornet Strike Fighters

A Kuwait-based defense analyst has said that the US Marine Corps (USMC) is interested in taking over Kuwait’s F/A-18 Legacy… Read More

2 years ago

Watch the Royal Australian Air Force video that commemorates the end of F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet service

After more than 30 years of dedicated service to the Royal Australian Air Force, Australia’s fleet of F/A-18A/B Classic Hornets… Read More

2 years ago

Blue Angels F/A-18E Super Hornet suffered a bird strike During Naval Academy Commissioning Week Flight Rehearsal

The bird strike was the first ever incident for the brand new Blue Angels aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet. A… Read More

3 years ago

VFC-12 transitioning to F/A-18 Super Hornet as US Navy considers getting used F-16s from USAF to Recapitalize its Adversary Aircraft Fleet

Currently the Reserve Tactical Support Wing of the Navy Air Reserve uses a fleet of 31 F-5 Tiger II and… Read More

3 years ago

Check out these photos of Blue Angels final flight on F/A-18 Legacy Hornets

The cool photos in this post features the Blue Angels conducting their final flight on the F/A-18 A/B/C/D "Legacy" Hornets… Read More

3 years ago

Blue Angels Conducted Final Flight on Legacy Hornet Aircraft Marking Transition to Super Hornet

The 2020 show season marked the end of the service life of the aircraft the team has flown for 34… Read More

3 years ago

Last US Navy F/A-18C Legacy Hornet Makes Official Final Active-Duty Flight

The F/A-18C Legacy Hornet took off from NAS Oceana accompanied by three F/A-18F Super Hornets for a one-and-a-half hour flight… Read More

5 years ago

VFA-97 Will be the Next F/A-18 Super Hornet Squadron to Transition to the F-35C

VFA-97 Warhawks will receive their first F-35C from March 2020. According to Scramble Magazine Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97 "Warhawks"… Read More

5 years ago

Swiss Air Force evaluates Dassault Rafale Omnirole aircraft to replace its ageing fighter fleet

The Dassault Rafale, with its “Omnirole” capabilities, is the right answer to the capability approach selected by the Swiss Government. As… Read More

5 years ago

Blue Angels Diamond and Solos could each drop one maneuver after Team’s Transition to Super Hornet

One maneuver is likely to be modified or dropped: one proposal is for the diamond and solos to each drop… Read More

5 years ago

USMC to upgrade its Legacy Hornet fleet with APG-79(v)4 AESA Radar

Raytheon will begin delivering APG-79(v)4 radars in 2020 and complete deliveries by 2022 The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) selected Raytheon's… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. Navy Bids Farewell to the F/A-18C Legacy Hornet

“The Hornet is known as many things,” said Cmdr. Mathis. “Legacy, highly reliable, multi-role attack fighter… but to us, she… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. Navy plans Sunset Ceremony for operational F/A-18C Legacy Hornet on Feb. 1

VFA-34 ‘Blueblasters’ is the last combat unit within the service to operate the Legacy Hornet The U.S. Navy is planning… Read More

5 years ago