Doesn't the the Super Hornet suffer from the same issue as the original Hornet, lack of internal fuel storage?
They managed to fit them on carriers for the better part of 25 years. Don't see why they wouldn't fit now. And for what it is worth, their length and folded wingspan are about the same as a F/A-...
So it easier to rotate the drive shaft and prop instead of just rotating the entire power plant?
Too bad they only built 187 of them.
If the Trident II is still in production, why not buy them as replacements?