Country of Origin: USA.
Similar Aircraft: F-16 Fighting Falcon, MiG-29 Fulcrum, Su-27 Flanker, F-15 Eagle.
Crew: One; TF/A-18 - two.
Role: US Marine Corps fighter, strike.
Armament: Cannon, bombs, missiles, rockets.
Dimensions: Length: 56 ft (17.08 m). Span: 37 ft, 6 in (11.44 m).
Wings: Mid-mounted, semidelta with prominent leading edge root extension on sides of fuselage from the wing to the front of the cockpit. Missiles are usually on square tips.
Engine(s): Two turbofans mounted in the aircraft rear section. Oval air intakes under the wings.
Fuselage: Barrel-shaped with solid, pointed nose. Aircraft widens at the air intakes and tapers to the rear. Bubble canopy.
Tail: Swept-back and tapered tail flats mid-mounted on the body. Twin, swept-back, and tapered tail fins mounted forward on the fuselage. Fins have an outward tilt.
Australia, Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Spain, USA.