CF-188 Hornet fact sheet
The CF-188 Hornet, commonly called the CF-18, is a multi-role fighter aircraft. It is used for air defence, air superiority, ground attack, tactical support, training, aerobatic demonstration, and aerospace testing and evaluation.
The Hornet is a fast, light and manoeuvrable aircraft. Because of its power, speed and target-tracking capabilities, it has had great success in many military operations in Canada and around the world.
|Empty weight||10,455 kg|
|Maximum standard thrust per engine||4,850 kg|
|Maximum afterburner thrust per engine||7,290 kg|
|Maximum speed||Mach 1.8|
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