F/A-18A

Ukraine could receive 41 retired RAAF F/A-18A/B Hornet Strike Fighters

Ukraine could receive 41 retired RAAF F/A-18A/B Hornet Strike Fighters

Australia, the US, and Ukraine are discussing sending 41RAAF F/A-18A/B Hornet fighter jets to Ukraine, rather than scrapping them as… Read More

12 months ago

F-15C pilot explains why Cold War USAF Eagle Drivers loved RCAF CF-18’s Fake Canopy

RCAF CF-18s feature several differences compared to standard F/A-18As, like fake cockpit outline painted on the bottom. The CF-188 Hornet,… Read More

1 year ago

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh announcer tells the story of when a NASA SR-71B Blackbird had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh

The cause of the fuel leak was a failed fuel pump and thankfully the SR-71B Blackbird pilot didn’t go into… 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

The US Navy fighters that crashed while intercepting Tu-16 Badger reconnaissance aircraft

The Tu-16 Badger Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the… Read More

3 years ago

Here are some awesome air-to-air photos of RAAF F/A-18 “Classic” Hornets

The awesome photos in this post show RAAF No. 77 Squadron F/A-18A Hornets flying in formation off the coast of… Read More

4 years ago

First Two Australian F/A-18A “interim fighters” for RCAF arrived in Cold Lake

Canada is procuring 18 F/A-18A fighter aircraft and parts from the Government of Australia to rapidly increase availability of the… Read More

5 years ago

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ISSUES LETTER OF REQUEST TO U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR 18-INTERIM F/A-18 SUPER HORNET FIGHTER JETS

Until an open competition can be completed to replace its CF-18s, the Canadian government would like to purchase an interim fleet… Read More

7 years ago