Specifications for the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A HORNET

      DIMENSIONS 
      Wing span 
      Folded 
      Length 
      Height 
      Wing Area
     

    37 ft 6 in 
    27 ft 6 in 
    56 ft 0 in 
    15 ft 3 in 
    400 sq ft

PERFORMANCE 

Maximum level speed 1.8 MACH+

PROPULSION 

Two General Electric F-404-GE-400 turbofan engines, each capable of 16,000 lbs of thrust.

    WEIGHT
    Empty 

    Maximum takeoff weight 

     

    24,050 lbs 

    51,900 lbs

ARMAMENT
- Provisions to accommodate a wide variety of air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons are provided by the nine external stations on the wings and fuselage. 

- One 20MM multi-barrel gun is mounted internally.