First Block III Super Hornet Completes First Flight

Credit: Boeing
Boeing has flown the first in a new generation of the F/A-18F Super Hornet family, the company announced June 4. The unpainted aircraft, F287, took off on June 3 from the Boeing assembly line in St. Louis, Missouri. The aircraft is the first of 72 F/A-18E/F Block III aircraft ordered by the U.S...

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