F/A-18 C/D Hornet Paperback / softback
by Tom Zmuda
Part of the Topshots series
The F/A-18 Hornet is an all-weather carrier-capable multirole fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and aerial targets, and the C/D variant is still in use across the world.
The F/A-18 was derived from the YF-17 in the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps.
The Hornet is also used by the air forces of several other nations.
It has been the aerial demonstration aircraft for the U.S.
Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, since 1986. The fighter's primary missions are fighter escort, fleet air defence, suppression of enemy air defences, air interdiction, close air support and aerial reconnaissance.
Its versatility and reliability have proven it to be a valuable carrier asset. This book provides a perfect reference tool for this devastating aircraft.
About the SeriesThis is a classic series of highly illustrated books on the best machines of war, with several hundred photographs of each aircraft or vehicle.
With close-up views of the key features of each machine, including its variations, markings and modifications, customising and creating a model has never been easier.
Includes extra features such as decals and masking foil.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 44 pages, 145 colour photos, 2 colour profiles
- Publisher: Kagero Oficyna Wydawnicza
- Publication Date: 15/12/2009
- Category: Air forces & warfare
- ISBN: 9788360445754