F/A-18 Super Hornet

Description

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The F/A-18 is a mid-mounted pusher model intended to be flown with tailerons only, but it can easily be equipped with ailerons and rudders. Build it from the plans attached below, or buy it as a kit, with or without motor and ESC, from 6mmFlyRC. You can also buy it from Grayson Hobby with a power combo set (motor, ESC and propeller).

The dimensions of the slots and tabs are made for 6 mm depron.

Data

Wing span
73.5 cm (28.9 inches), 71.9 cm without wingtips (28.3 inches)
Length
102.5 cm (40.4 inches)
CoG location
14.6 cm (5.75 inches) forward of the vertical stabilizers
Propeller slot
Fits propellers with a maximum diameter of 6 inches

Build Instructions

Follow the instructions provided by 6mmFlyRC for the F-22 Raptor.

Forum Discussion

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=808219

CAD Images

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Build Pictures

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Model Pictures

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Model Videos

Plans

License

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