Legacy Hornets: Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC (Hardback)Brad Elward (author)
Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 30/10/2017
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This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircraft's various model upgrades and variants. The F/A-18 began as a less expensive complement to the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and Grumman A-6 Intruder, and was a replacement for the McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom II and LTV A-7 Corsair II. The Hornet evolved into a capable multi-mission strike fighter, performing fighter, suppression of enemy air defense, and light attack missions. This volume features a number of high-quality images that highlight the aircraft throughout its Navy and Marine Corps career.
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 770 g
Dimensions: 230 x 230 mm
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