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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Syark Airforces (SAF) - Hobbyboss TUDM F/A 18 Hornet D














Syark Airforces (SAF) - 1/48 hobbyboss TUDM F/A 18 D Hornet

Modeler : Majorbee


Salah satu MRCA yang pertama TUDM miliki pada 1997. disebabkan kegawatan ekonomi, ATM hanya mampu beli 8 biji. Anyway F/A18D adalah antara tulang belakang kekuatan TUDM selepas SU30MKM. Pesawat ini dioperasikan oleh skuadron ke 18 di Butterworth Airbase. Pengenalan Pesawat ini dalam inventori TUDM telah melonjak TUDM antara Airforces di Asia Tenggara yang mampu melancarkan serangan pada waktu malam selepas Singapura dan kini Thailand selepas mereka memiliki SAAB Gripen dari sweden. Model ini dibangunkan oleh Majorbee dan final retouch oleh Naza Dremel.


Specifications TUDM F18 A/D HORNET D

Contractor
Boeing [ McDonnell Douglas Aerospace] and Northrop Grumman (Airframe),General Electric (Engines), and Hughes (Radar)

F/A-18C/DHornet
F/A-18E/FSuper Hornet

Power Plant
Two F404-GE-402 afterburning engines, each in the 18,000 pound thrust class, which results in a combat thrust-to-weight ratio greater than 1-to-1. Depending on the mission and loading, combat radius is greater than 500 nautical miles.
Twin F414-GE-400 engines, each in the 22,000 pound thrust class. On an interdiction mission, the E/F will fly up to 40 % further than the C/D.

Accommodations
The F/A-18C and F/A-18E are single seat aircraft.
The D and F models are flown by two crew members.
The aft seat in the D and F may be configured with a stick and throttle for the training environment (or without when crewed with a Weapons System Officer).

Performance
F/A-18C maximum speed at level flight in altitudes of 36,089 ft.Mach 1.7
F/A-18E maximum speed at level flight in altitudes of 36,089 ft.Mach 1.6

Armament




F/A-18C/D can carry up to 13,700 pounds of external ordnance.


Weapon stations include: two wingtip stations for Sidewinders; two outboard wing stations for air-to-air or air-to-ground weapons; two inboard wing stations for fuel tanks, air-to-air, or air-to-ground weapons; two nacelle fuselage stations for AMRAAMs, Sparrows, or sensor pods; and one centerline station for fuel or air-to-ground weapons.


M61 Vulcan 6-barrel rotary cannon with 520 rounds of 20mm ammunition is internally mounted in the nose
AIM-9 sidewinder

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