F/A-18E Super Hornet

EA-18G pilot explains why the F/A-18 Super Hornet wings when folded are not closer to the wing root

EA-18G pilot explains why the F/A-18 Super Hornet wings when folded are not closer to the wing root

The F/A-18 Super Hornet The F/A-18E and F/A-18F are designed to meet current Navy fighter escort and interdiction mission requirements,… Read More

5 months ago

The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first US Navy aircraft to get GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II smart weapon

F/A-18 Super Hornet to carry GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II The US Navy is set to field the GBU-53/B StormBreaker Small… Read More

5 months ago

Here’s why this Top Gun: Maverick scene is Impossible According to a real-life Fighter Pilot

Top Gun: Maverick took some creative liberties, and according to one real-life fighter pilot, at least one aerial maneuver in… Read More

12 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

Pentagon’s Director of Operational Test and Evaluation raises concerns over of the US Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet IRST Block II

The F/A-18 Super Hornet Infrared Search and Track (IRST) Block II operational testing is delayed until 2QFY24 due to hardware… Read More

1 year ago

Naval Aviator who took part in first F/A-18E combat mission tells the story of Super Hornet’s combat debut

The OSW sortie of Nov. 6, 2002 was doubly significant, as it was the first strike conducted by aircraft from… Read More

1 year ago

USNS Mendonca Transports Recovered Navy F/A-18E Aircraft to the US. The Super Hornet Blew off Deck of USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier in July.

The civilian mariners who crew Military Sealift Command’s Bob Hope-class USNS Mendonca (T-AKR 303), a large, medium speed roll-on, roll-off… Read More

2 years ago

F/A-18E Super Hornet Blown off Deck of USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier recovered

The F/A-18E Super Hornet blown off the deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) aircraft carrier on Jul. 8, 2022… Read More

2 years ago

Video shows Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completing Carrier Compatibility in India

The F/A-18E/F Block III Super Hornet can act as a force multiplier for the Indian Navy as it interfaces with… Read More

2 years ago

VFA-97 Warhawks, the US Navy’s Second Fleet Squadron to operate the F-35C Lightning II, declared Safe for Flight

VFA-97 — the Warhawks — reached that status Feb. 18, 2022 a few days after VFA-147, the first fleet F-35C… 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

Lockheed Martin integrates Sniper pod with Kuwait Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet

Lockheed Martin, in conjunction with the US Navy, completed its first flight test integrating Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod with the… Read More

3 years ago

An in-depth analysis of why the Sukhoi Su-35 is the most overhyped 4th generation fighter aircraft

There are many 4th gen. aircraft that have some aspect of them hyped up to a degree but none comes… Read More

4 years ago

VFA-211 Fighting Checkmates to start transition from F/A-18F to F/A-18E

Former VFA-211 Cmdr. Ken Hockycko oversaw 14 jet transfers enabling the preparation for a challenging two-seat to single-seat airframe transition… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing delivers first two F/A-18 Block III Super Hornet test aircraft to U.S. Navy

The first operational Block III jet will be delivered to the Navy in early 2021. Boeing delivered the first two… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s the first F/A-18E Blue Angel test jet

Boeing has delivered the first Super Hornet test aircraft for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angel flight demonstration squadron. Boeing has… Read More

4 years ago