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The Boeing Hornet is a twin engined multi-role supersonic jet fighter of the 3rd generation. Derived from the McDonnell Douglas YF-17 light-weight fighter concept, its twin-engine reliability, option to carry greater payloads and rugged ability to operate from bare base conditions as well as aircraft carriers made it an ideal choice for both U.S. Navy and Marine Corps looking to replace their 2nd generation fighter and attack types. This pictorial history looks at just the early derivatives of the fighter and its many users.
Number of Pages: 120
Genre: Technology, History
Series Title: Boeing Hornet Squadrons: the Legacy
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Peter Foster
Street Date: August 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9951
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