Tag: fighter jet

  • FA-18 Hornet

    The FA-18 Hornet is an all-weather fighter jet that can be deployed on land or on an aircraft carrier. The airplane completed its first flight on September 13, 1978 and it remains in production today, although the current model is vastly different from the original FA-18. In addition to serving in the United States Navy […]

  • Tiger

    Unlike most other U.S. Navy aircraft, the supersonic F-5E (one seat) and F-5F Tiger II (two seats) jets cannot be operated from an aircraft carrier. Northrop Grumman originally designed the F-5E/F as a small jet aircraft carrier for the Air Force. In 1970, the U.S. Air Force held a competition for Military Assistance Program (MAP) […]