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F/A-18E Super Hornet "Maverick"

43.7k Souka  3 months ago

The Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet are twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. The F/A-18E single-seat and F/A-18F tandem-seat variants are larger and more advanced derivatives of the F/A-18C and D Hornet.

The Super Hornet has an internal 20 mm M61 rotary cannon and can carry air-to-air missiles and air-to-surface weapons. Additional fuel can be carried in up to five external fuel tanks and the aircraft can be configured as an airborne tanker by adding an external air refueling system.

Designed and initially produced by McDonnell Douglas, the Super Hornet first flew in 1995. Low-rate production began in early 1997 with full-rate production starting in September 1997, after the merger of McDonnell Douglas and Boeing the previous month. The Super Hornet entered fleet service with the United States Navy in 1999, replacing the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, which was retired in 2006; the Super Hornet serves alongside the original Hornet. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), which has operated the F/A-18A as its main fighter since 1984, ordered the F/A-18F in 2007 to replace its aging General Dynamics F-111C fleet. RAAF Super Hornets entered service in December 2010.

Control:

AG1=Hook
AG3=Fold wing for carrier storage
The rest is normal flight control

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Thumbnail Idea:

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Have fun

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s) +7 bonus
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 34.6ft (10.6m)
  • Length 48.8ft (14.9m)
  • Height 13.3ft (4.1m)
  • Empty Weight -1,319,348lbs (-598,447kg)
  • Loaded Weight 11,159lbs (5,061kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 9.666
  • Wing Loading 58.6lbs/ft2 (286.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 190.4ft2 (17.7m2)
  • Drag Points 2496

Parts

  • Number of Parts 349
  • Control Surfaces 2
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    16.5k Fox00One

    @Homemade1 ok thanks

    2 months ago
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    43.7k Souka

    @YesMyFriend uh yeah sure

    2 months ago
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    16.5k Fox00One

    @Homemade1 actually I might choose a different one of yours since it's not too late :P

    2 months ago
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    Low part count, nice

    2 months ago
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    5,834 WHlTE

    @ollielebananiaCFSP ah dw abt it, im actually more than confident about this one. It's leagues better than my last made post and it actually flies unlike last time

    3 months ago
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    @Red0Bull don't get cocky tho, I'm not even looking for a Super Hornet, I just said that a plane without ailerons is bruh

    3 months ago
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    5,834 WHlTE

    @ollielebananiaCFSP dw about it bro, I am making a better super hornet than him anyways

    3 months ago
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    based on revell 1:48 f18 superhornet

    3 months ago
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    4,130 N1KO

    Doesnt have that low-speed, high AoA hornet goodness and no ailerons but overall very nice deserves an upvote

    3 months ago
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    3,102 Chrisk1993

    @ollielebananiaCFSP oh definitely. I'm just being pedantic.

    3 months ago
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    @Chrisk1993 some planes don't need them, but when making a replica of a plane that have some for me it's a must have.

    3 months ago
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    3,102 Chrisk1993

    @ollielebananiaCFSP what if a plane doesn't need ailerons though?

    3 months ago
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    @Homemade1 ok

    3 months ago
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    16.5k Fox00One

    @Homemade1 thanks!!

    3 months ago
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    43.7k Souka

    @YesMyFriend sure

    3 months ago
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    16.5k Fox00One

    Can I use this in a SP movie please?

    3 months ago
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    43.7k Souka

    @MrShenanigans yes

    3 months ago
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    Is this from top gun?

    +3 3 months ago
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    6,893 Kangy

    I saw the thumbnail and instantly thought, AirFix!

    3 months ago
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    2,123 Dathcha

    What’s with the wings having full auto missile brrrrrrrrt lol

    3 months ago
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    @Homemade1 next time you could put structural wings in both sides, so when you fold the wings the flight model will change, this build would be even better with this and ailerons (a plane without ailerons is a sin)

    3 months ago
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    43.7k Souka

    @ollielebananiaCFSP since the wing was only on the main wing (the wing that not folded) i didnt put it

    3 months ago
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    the plane has no ailerons...

    3 months ago
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    165 PxVector

    Trim controls would be helpful

    +3 3 months ago
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    i have the hot wheels toy for this

    3 months ago
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