The F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multirole combat jet, designed as both a naval fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation). Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and Northrop, the F/A-18 was derived from the latter’s YF-17 in the 1970s . The “Hornet”is also used by the air forces of several other nations.
The F/A-18 has a top speed of Mach 1.8 (1,034 knots, 1,190 mph or 1,915 km/h at 40,000 ft or 12,190 m). It can carry a wide variety of bombs and missiles, including air-to-air and air-to-ground, supplemented by the 20 mm M61 Vulcan cannon. It is powered by two General Electric F404 turbofan engines, which give the aircraft a high thrust-to-weight ratio. The F/A-18 has excellent aerodynamic characteristics, primarily attributed to its leading edge extensions (LEX). The fighter’s primary missions are fighter escort, fleet air defense, Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD), air interdiction, close air support and aerial reconnaissance.
Quality piece of art. Very impressed; Hung it in a position of honor almost immediately.
I purchase a canvas poster of HC130J. It was packed really well and in great shape. The picture...read more is BEAUTIFUL! Thank you to everyone involved.read less
The Aviator’s map was the perfect gift for our son who recently enlisted in the Air Force. The canvas...read more is beautiful ( so nice that my son is reluctant to put any push pins into it!) The company offered excellent, personal customer service. I truly felt like I was dealing with a small business who cares about the customer! Thank you to Andy and the rest of the team.read less
Absolutely fantastic. Will buy more. Top quality and layout. I give it *****!
We ordered a beautiful Jet Black Super Wide Framed Canvas in celebration of my husband's assignment to the HC-130J. It...read more looks amazing in our living room and the world will definitely know we are an Air Force family. 😉 The canvas was well packaged and shipped quickly. We will definitely be return customers. Thank you Squadron Posters!read less
Just got the Picture today, great Quality and can’t wait to give it as a gift. Will be ordering more...read more in the future ??????read less
We've ordered two pictures from them now: a large C-17 canvas and the canvas Aviator's Map. Both pictures are beautiful....read more They arrived quickly and with no defects. Very happy with Squadron Posters and can't wait to get the rest of the pictures we have on our wish list.read less
Excellent product! Fast shipping. Looks awesome on my wall above the sofa. Cant wait to show it off to friends.
Michael D Holt
LOVE IT! My second order with Squadron Posters and both were great product and excellent service!