Boeing has released this photo of a US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet in the air equipped with conformal fuel tanks and a weapons pod near Saint Louis, Missouri. The hardware is not functional, but is designed to test the aerodynamic qualities of the tanks and pod. Some advanced low-observables treatments are also expected to be tested on the jet which is being leased by the company for the trials.
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet flies with CFTs and weapons pod
By Dave Majumdar on 9 August, 2013 in Uncategorised
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